Dartford, Gravesend and Ebbsfleet
With a rich riverside heritage, family attractions, a famous shopping centre and a new community under construction at Ebbsfleet, this area of north Kent is well worth a look.
You’ve got world class shopping at Bluewater on your doorstep, some fabulous open countryside and it’s just 30 minutes into central London!
The Darent Valley Path is a waymarked walk through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – a 19-mile route which runs from the banks of the Rover Thames at Dartford along the route of the River Darent towards Sevenoaks. One of Kent’s greatest hidden treasures,
Woodland walks at the weekend are recommended, with Cobham Heritage Park comprising the peaceful Cobham Woods. Others to try include Beacon Wood Country Park in Bean and Darenth Country Park. There’s also Dartford Heath and Northfleet Urban Country Park. If you love cycling try the family-friendly cyclopark in Gravesend.
Ebbsfleet – the UKs newest garden city, is a brand new housing development with easy access to London and plenty of affrodable family homes.