Explore Ebbsfleet Valley's rich history, a region with both modern appeal and historical importance as a gateway to places like Rochester.
Uncover history effortlessly at Ebbsfleet International.
Are you commuting from London? Convenient train routes connect St. Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International, offering easy access in just 21 min.
Check Ebbsfleet train times from St. Pancras and plan your getaway ahead.
For those who are driving Ebbsfleet International offers ample parking facilities and services where you can station your vehicle and enjoy the sites worry-free, knowing that your car will be well looked after.
Check Ebbsfleet Car Park website for information.
Historic Places to Visit in Kent
Embark on a journey through time in Rochester, a historic treasure trove. Explore landmarks such as Rochester Cathedral, Temple Manor or Upnor Castle all within a short distance from Ebbsfleet Station. Immerse yourself in the essence of history and delve into the past.
Rochester Castle is a must-see in the list, this imponent fort not just boasts a rich history that traces back to the 12th century but it is also proud of hosting Rochester Castle Concerts, an unforgettable experience. Experience another facet of Rochester Castle by participating in its Rochester Castle Concerts, where you can witness a one-of-a-kind event in a breathtaking setting.
Check Rochester Castle Concerts site for upcoming events.
Getting there: Getting to Rochester is easier than you think. Hop on a Southeastern train from Ebbsfleet International and in a short journey of 18min you will find yourself in Rochester.
Check Ebbsfleet International train times for more information.
The Historic Dockyard Chatham
This dockyard holds the weight of being the first warship built at Chatham and this significant piece of British history is just a few steps away from Ebbsfleet International.
From an internationally significant collection of historic vessels to a virtual stroll through an online exhibition where you can witness the Falklands War or the sinking of the three Chatham Division cruises in World War I.
Today the Historic Dockyard in Chatham is home to numerous events, filming locations and offers insightful tours and engaging talks.
Check out their site for more information.
Getting there: Get to Chatham from Ebbsfleet International in just 22min with Southeastern Railway. Once you are there you can catch the 101 Arriva bus to Dockyard Main Gate.
Royal Engineers Museum
Uncover the legacy of British Army life at the Royal Engineers Museum and immerse yourself in a rich collection that speaks to the nation's history. The Royal Engineers Museum holds probably one the largest collections with more than a million artefacts from all over the world.
The Royal Engineers Museum is a true oasis for History lovers and preserves a wide collection of British history such as Wellington’s map from Waterloo, Zulu War Weapons and an enormous V2 Rocket.
Visit Royal Engineers Museum site for more information.
Getting there: The Royal Engineers Museum is located in Gillighan which is easily accessible from Ebbsfleet International in 26 min via Southeastern trains to Ramsgate.
St. George's Church Gravesend
Do you know that you can find the statue of Pocahontas at St. George’s Church in Gravesend? At this point, you might be wondering what the relationship was between the Disney princess and England and the truth is that her entire life was linked to the Anglo-Saxon country.
Pocahontas was a Native American colonial figure and her tale is entwined with a complex colonial past. Following her decline during a colonial propaganda mission in England found herself ashore at Gravesend, married to an Englishman and regular at the King James’s court.
Find more about Pocahontas’ story and her link to England.
Getting there: Simply catch Arriva’s B Fastrack bus from Ebbsfleet to Garrick Street.