Grays Beach Riverside Park | Day Out With The Kids

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Grays Beach Riverside Park

  • Grays
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Tucked away by an Essex riverfront there is an ancient pirate’s bounty waiting to be unearthed by your family at Grays Beach Riverside Park.

Beached in the park’s centre sits Thurrock’s famous pirate ship: a beautifully crafted galleon with plenty of slots, stairs and slides for your little adventurer to discover. Beside the ship, you’ll find an incredible water play area, an AdiZone multi-purpose ball court, and a high-flying aerial zip wire. After sailing the seven seas you’ll be happy to discover that there is also plenty of prime picnic space.

The park is open all year round, and during the summer months there are plenty of activities, competitions and special events organised to keep kids entertained all summer long. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the beach, but at a safe distance from England’s windy coast.

  • Adventure galleon
  • Prime picnic spots
  • Water play area
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Opening hours

1st April - October
Monday to Sunday 08:00 - dusk

October - 31st March
Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 16:00


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Thames Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6JP, England

Phone number

01375 652652



Click here to visit Grays Beach Riverside Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Park and Display street parking on Thames Roads.

Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.

Toilets are available only in the Cafe which is opened from 10:00 to 17:00 daily. 

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Grays Beach Riverside Park has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Grays Beach Riverside Park has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome.

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