Tilbury, England

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Getting To Know Tilbury – Cruise Port Guide


Tilbury is part of the Port of London, although it’s situated in Essex, and the majority of cruise visitors to this port tend to spend their time exploring London or Kent. Tilbury is a small place and predominantly residential, industrial and commercial, it’s not as destination in itself often highlighted. However, our Tilbury cruise port guide is here to help you determine the best way to spend your time during your visit and what there is to see and do further afield.

For cruise passengers embarking here, we would suggest spending time in London pre-cruise and enjoying everything the capital has to offer. Rail links are frequent and consistent, so there’s no need to arrive in Tilbury the day before.

Travel Tips

 A shuttle service is usually offered from the port to the local train station, here you can access the public transport system and take a train into various surrounding areas, including London and Kent


Key highlights of Tilbury

  • Capital City of London
  • Leeds Castle, Maidstone
  • Canterbury 
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Greenwich
  • Various Golf Courses 
  • Belmont House & Gardens
  • Rochester Castle
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Regular cruise line visitors

  • Silversea
  • Viking Ocean
  • Saga
  • Norwegian Cruise Line


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