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Town Pier

West Street, Gravesend DA11 0BJ, England
+44 1474 337600
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Although this site was restored by the Gravesham Borough Council at the turn of the century it's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
Necessary Landing Point For The Ferry

As a landing point for the ferry this is a useful structure on the river. The Bar/Restaurant... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Kevin C
South Ockendon, United Kingdom
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  • Very good22%
  • Average25%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
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“high street” (2 reviews)
“thames” (8 reviews)
“pontoon” (3 reviews)
West Street, Gravesend DA11 0BJ, England
+44 1474 337600
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although this site was restored by the Gravesham Borough Council at the turn of the century it's never going to be visually appealing, but rather its more of interest as a historic footnote. It was designed by William Tierney Clark and between 1835-1842 it served...More

Thank Ultron-8
Reviewed 25 August 2017

As a landing point for the ferry this is a useful structure on the river. The Bar/Restaurant located here looked dark and unfriendly so we only used the pier to get onto and off of the ferry boat. Good place to take photos of the...More

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Old metal river pier. Nowadays it's the way onto the Ferry. Restaurant at the end next to a friendly pub at the beginning. Worth a visit when visiting the town.

Thank carjams
Reviewed 17 December 2016

A fantastic place, I enjoy visiting once in a while. It has been renovated you know with new paint and steel. Watching the Thames Wilde life, yachts and RNLI is good.

Thank James Kevin R
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...More

Thank sherbert852
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.

Thank MartynDyer
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.

Thank MartynDyer
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.

Thank Irene H
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.

Thank nigel j
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.

Thank theonlybigman
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