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Address: West Street, Gravesend DA11 0BJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1474 337600
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Nothing special

Nothing special. Just a short walk looking at the Thames. I would not make a special trip to visit this attraction. I live close to the town pier, so I just thought I would take a... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 March 2016
nigel j
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

When visiting this area it's worth just going down to the bottom of the High Street and view the pier Or go and eat in the restaurant we didn't have time but the menu looks good and the views of the river are just fantastic Nip on the little ferry too it's worth the couple of pounds for a round... More 

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Thank sherbert852
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

To walk out onto the pier and than onto the pontoon is quite relaxing and gives one a view of Gravesend from out in the river Thames.

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Thank MartynDyer
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

The oldest iron pier structure in Europe hold the Town Pier above the River Thames. It has been refurbished throughout and now has a restaurant and floating pontoon. The floating pontoon allows easy access to the Tilbury / Gravesend ferry.

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Thank MartynDyer
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is the oldest metal town pier and is a must for people to stroll onto and look at. It also has a very good restaurant on the pier for special occasions.

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Thank Irene H
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Nothing special. Just a short walk looking at the Thames. I would not make a special trip to visit this attraction. I live close to the town pier, so I just thought I would take a look while I was in town.

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Thank nigel j
Rochester, United Kingdom
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313 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

The pier is the oldest iron pier but all it has on it as an overpriced bar. Not the best experience and I think it should have the bar taken away and a proper tourist centre attached.

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Thank theonlybigman
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Lovely views over the river Thames. You could go into the bar and have a coffee in the afternoon and enjoy the views over the river. Also the restaurant has wonderful views over the river. The food and service is great there too. The best time to visit is in the evenings when it is dark and the river is... More 

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Thank IBogda
Dundee, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

The only iron pier left So they claim It's a restaurant now but it looks a bit lost at the bottom of the high street It looks better from the ferry Not that interesting and all the signs and information boards are old and tired Shame

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2 Thank sherbert852
daventry
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45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

The promenade has been redone and now has exercise area and easy access from the car park (charge) near the park. There is a good display of relic guns used to protect the river with a small fort where the soldiers were. Also a small bandstand located in the park where musicians sometimes play. Good place for a picnic with... More 

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1 Thank DaventryMercman
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Not much on the pier except riva bar. Usually go there for a lunch if near the prom. Had dinner in the restaurant out the back but that was disappointing.

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