Local area

Hop off the high speed train and take a 10 minute journey to nearby Gravesend, with its Thames-side ambience and historic position as the maritime gateway to the Port of London.

Discover the riverside haunts of smugglers, walk where Charles Dickens strolled and took his inspiration, wonder at the diverse architecture of the town, from Cobham Hall to the Gurdwara – the borough is as diverse and cosmopolitan as its people.

Stop off at the burial site of the Native American Indian Pocahontas at St George’s Church, or jump on a bike for a two-wheeled adventure at the world-class Cyclopark.

Include a walk or cycle to or around some of the neighbouring villages, and take a rest break at the Cobham Mausoleum stop off. With unrivalled views of ancient woodlands, country parks, windmills and cricket greens, you will understand why this is one of the fairest spots in the Garden of England.

Perhaps you're looking for a fun-filled, action-packed family day out? Situated in the Medway Valley Leisure Park, Diggerland is the perfect place to keep the whole family entertained. 

Whatever the purpose of your stay, there is a range of hotels, B&B’s and self-catering options in this corner of Kent including the Hilton Dartford Bridge, Thistle Hotel Brands Hatch as well as the stunning Rowhill Grange Hotel and Utopia Spa and more.

For more information, go to www.visitkent.co.uk

Don’t miss;



Cobham Mausoleum

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House

St George’s Church

Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa