Our first view, having parked the car, is of the River Thames. The city of London is down the river to the right.
We are going to walk 3 miles along the paths and walk boards through the Reed beds with other bits of interest along the way.
This area has a history from the time of the First World War when it was used as a firing range to train soldiers and some have used their artistic skills to depict this
An old firing range
The remains of a look out post along the Thames
From the old to modern day. This is the Eurostar train which will be under the Channel and in France well before we get home.
The visitors centre and cafe in the distance