London and Southend-on-Sea, Essex.
Various shots of crowds of people boarding the Royal Eagle paddle steamer and sailing off under (open) Tower Bridge. Shots from the steamer as it travels down the River Thames, past docks. Shots on board of people drinking beer, playing the banjo and generally having a good time. Captain wanders about the upper deck.
General view of steamer arriving at Southend and people disembarking. Several shots of the Kursaal amusement park, sea front hotels and the train that travels along the pier. Shot from pier of the sea front. M/S of a group of middle-aged women sitting on the beach (most in overcoats).