Many of Kent’s highlights can be found near to Gravesend, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Coalhouse Fort and the iconic Bluewater Shopping Centre. Two other recommended attractions that are located nearby Gravesend are the Lakeside Shopping Centre and the Dartford Borough Museum.
Vacationers in Gravesend, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will love the cultural attractions nearby. Visit some of the remarkable artistic and historic collections including Guildhall Museum in Rochester. To catch home-grown and touring acts, spend an evening at the Orchard Theatre in Dartford, one of the region’s most popular concert venues.
See popular sporting heroes, the Dagenham & Redbridge F.C., take to the field at the iconic Victoria Road Stadium, Barking. On game days the stadium overflows with blue and red, as soccer fans come together to cheer on their beloved team.
When it’s time to relax after a busy day discovering the many charms of Gravesend, check in to one of the area’s convenient bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Make reservations for the Hilton Dartford Bridge, the Hotel Campanile Dartford, or the Holiday Inn Express London - Dartford.