You know you are on the right road for the Isle of Grain when you see the signposts saying "industrial area" and "power stations". You keep on going across the flats, through Grain, and take the footpath at the end of the village across rough fields against the backdrop of the power station. Turn north and you can walk along the side of the estuary towards Yantlet Creek, catching the container ships on their way to the docks on the Isle of Sheppey to the east.
As you reach the end of the esplanade, beyond Cockleshell Beach, curiously shaped blocks stand on the foreshore to stop the sea and other invaders coming in and eroding the fragile low lying cliffs. It's like a man made Giant's Causeway of sorts.
moonscaped pit and seedy coltsfoot.
mimicking ancient druidic relics, covered in lichen and curving brambles, mirroring the barbed wire fences to keep people out of the firing range.