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Gravesend attractions

The maritime town of Gravesend is an ideal place for a short stay. The borough of Gravesham has the Thames riverside, countryside, historic villages and picturesque parishes for you to enjoy. All this and it’s only 24 minutes from London and has convenient links from Ebbsfleet International Station to continental Europe. So, come and visit Gravesend!

  • Explore Gravesend’s historic riverside and heritage
  • Enjoy good food at one of the traditional pubs along the river
  • Discover the town’s newly refurbished Chartered Borough Market, dating back to 1268
  • Be amazed by the magnificent Sikh Temple, one of the largest in Europe
  • Pay a visit to the villages of Cobham and Higham, both renowned for their numerous historic links, including famous writer Charles Dickens
  • Cyclopark

Market visit & tour

Morning: Visit Gravesend Borough market with a guided tour of the building and the town’s riverside
Lunch: Three Daws - a traditional English pub
Afternoon: Visit Gravesend Gurdwara (Sikh Temple)
Evening: Dinner at one of the many Indian restaurants

Cyclopark & Panic Room

Morning: Visit of Gravesend Cyclopark, the largest multi sport open air centre in Europe
Lunch: Street food in Gravesend Market
Afternoon: Experience The Panic Room, Kent's top rated Escape Rooms
Evening: The Block House restaurant at the Clarendon Royal Hotel

In the footsteps of Charles Dickens

Morning: Walk Cobham Woods to the Darnley Mausoleum
Lunch: The Leather Bottle
Afternoon: Gad’s Hill Place – Dickens’ former home
(set dates only and bookable)
Evening: Dinner at the Knowle restaurant, Higham

Things To Do:

Ready to take a challenge? Take a visit to The Panic Room, and try your hand at an escape room. Take a tour of St. George's Church and find the resting place of Pochahontas. Experience an adrenalin filled adventure at the Cyclopark, with its 6 kilometres of mountain bike trails running through its open air centre

Why not book a trip to see Gravesend Civil Defence Bunker? Tours are run on various dates throughout the year, for further information or to book a place please call Visit Gravesend.
Telephone: 01474 33 76 00 Email:

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