Destination guide

Friendly Gravesend will entice you

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gravesend. Travellers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Leeds Castle and South Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Gravesend

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gravesend a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Observatory (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Southend Pier (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Kent Cyclopark (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • London Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Oast Park Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • West Malling Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Gravesend

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gravesend. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Greenwich Park (16.7 mi / 27 km)
  • Shorne Woods Country Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Great Comp Garden (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Capstone Farm Country Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Riverside Country Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gravesend

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is 18.1 mi (29.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Gravesend Sole Street Station, Gravesend Meopham Station and Gravesend Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Gravesend?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 239 holiday rentals near Gravesend. From 128 Houses to 66 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gravesend is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gravesend?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gravesend:

  • Royal Borough of Greenwich: 7,818 holiday homes
  • Stratford: 390 holiday homes
  • Abbey Wood: 19 holiday homes
  • Woolwich: 75 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Bromley: 73 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gravesend?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Gravesend. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kent Cyclopark: 1,585 holiday rentals
  • Shorne Woods Country Park: 797 holiday rentals
  • Cold War Bunker: 1,596 holiday rentals
  • Gravesend Sole Street Station: 1,093 holiday rentals
  • Trosley Country Park: 945 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gravesend listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gravesend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 128 Houses in Gravesend. Our other popular types of Gravesend holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 66 holiday houses
  • Villas: 5 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 24 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gravesend?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Gravesend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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