Grays Beach Riverside Park


Located near the riverfront in Thames Road, Grays Beach Riverside Park is one of the most popular and well-visited parks in Thurrock.


Facilities at Grays Beach Riverside Park include:

  • a sand pit play area, with a play galleon and play equipment for a range of ages and abilities
  • a skate ramp
  • an aerial zip-line
  • an adiZone multi-use ball court
  • a large open grass field, ideal for picnics

The Lightship Café at Grays Beach is run by volunteers from 10am to 5pm, 7 days a week – public toilets and baby change facilities are available within the café.

Opening times and charges

Park opening times:

  • April to October - 8am until dusk
  • October to March - 8am until 4pm


Local 'pay and display' street parking is available in Thames Road. There is also an off-street 'pay and display' car park on Thames Road. Grays Beach Riverside Park is a short walk from Grays railway station. 'Places of interest' signs direct traffic from surrounding main roads.

Where to find us

Grays Beach Riverside Park
Thames Road, Grays, RM17 6JP