No other town in Kent can offer the Thames-side ambience of Gravesend.

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Being only 24 mins away from Central London via the High Speed 1, Gravesend is the perfect location for a day out, with the unique setting of Gravesend’s Thames Riverside.

Discover more about Gravesend’s historic position on the River Thames and its role as a maritime gateway to the Port of London.

Gaze out across the Thames valley from a vantage point at Gravesend’s Windmill Hill or experience the views across the estuarine marshes from Higham and Shorne

Both the long-distance walks Saxon Shore Way & Wealdway Walk start at Gravesend Town Pier.