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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gravesend?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 245 holiday lettings around Gravesend. From 106 houses to 67 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gravesend:

  • Stratford: 337 holiday homes
  • Royal Borough of Greenwich: 6,869 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Lewisham: 7,117 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Bromley: 73 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Redbridge: 83 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gravesend? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gravesend. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shorne Woods Country Park: 799 holiday lettings
  • Meopham Valley Vineyard: 1,193 holiday lettings
  • Gravesend Meopham Station: 1,424 holiday lettings
  • Jeskyns: 1,120 holiday lettings
  • Dartford Ebbsfleet Station: 3,147 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gravesend listed on 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. offers 106 Houses in Gravesend. Our other popular types of Gravesend holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 69 self catering accommodations

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 24 holiday homes with pool available in Gravesend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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