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Coalhouse Fort

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Princess Margaret Road | East Tilbury Village, Tilbury, Thurrock RM18 8PB, England
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Family walk

Me and the family just had a lovely walk around with the dog ,the fort was closed but just a nice... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
tanya c
via mobile
Brilliant little find!!

This is a brilliant place. The restaurant closes at different times (latest 5pm) depending on how... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
KezzlesK
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Overview

  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“worth a visit” (5 reviews)
“open days” (3 reviews)
“free parking” (6 reviews)
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Princess Margaret Road | East Tilbury Village, Tilbury, Thurrock RM18 8PB, England
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"classic cars"
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"adults and children"
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"great place to visit"
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"all ages"
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"walk around"
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"lovely walk"
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"military history"
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"picnic"
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"walks"
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"thames"
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Me and the family just had a lovely walk around with the dog ,the fort was closed but just a nice place to blow the cobwebs away

1  Thank tanya c
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is a brilliant place. The restaurant closes at different times (latest 5pm) depending on how busy it is. The toilets where clean and everyone was friendly!! Parking was free and the place was great to look at!! Will be going back again soon!!

1  Thank KezzlesK
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We go to the fort most days to walk the dogs the grounds are kept really clean and tidy. You can walk for miles and can go so many different routes. There's a pond to go crabbing, a park for kids and a small beach...More

1  Thank viking2016
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

I used to escape to the marshes as a relief from living on the Bata Estate. The fort became a challenge for an 11-year old boy. How do you get in? I can't remember, but I did. It was a great adventure playground. Bata's used...More

5  Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Found this place by accident a couple of months ago and have since been to an Open Day with Vintage Cars... Went on a tour of the Fort which included a brilliant Military museum and guided tour of the underground tunnels. All was amazing and...More

1  Thank maggiegy
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I never knew this place existed until recently as I am not a local and East Tilbury Village is not on the way to anywhere but the village itself and The Coalhouse Fort. How glad am I that I did visit that day, as I...More

3  Thank MaggieJD
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We regularly go to the fort, its a lovely wander in the evening, free parking. There Are toilets. If you want to you can walk along the wall either towards Linford and stanford or towards Tilbury Fort where there is a pub. Some parts of...More

1  Thank Jane0710
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited here many times. My children enjoy riding round on their scooters. The views are lovely. My children also like the play park there too. There is a cafe, refurbished toilets & updated informartion area there now which is very convenient. We have...More

1  Thank jaimestevens1uk
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The fort is only open about once a month and is well worth a visit. The entrance fee is very reasonable and includes a tour of the site. The tunnels are only accessible on the tour. There is also a nice cafe that does a...More

1  Thank peterfennell45
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

It's set in a lovely area for walking, with a nice cafe near the entrance, The fort itself is only open on certain days in the month so check their website. The fort and the park and footpaths overlook the river Thames so great for...More

Thank Paul D
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