Destination guide

Friendly Gravesend will entice you

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gravesend. Travelers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Leeds Castle and South Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gravesend a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

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

  • 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

Traveling to and around Gravesend

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gravesend?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 218 vacation rentals near Gravesend. From 111 Houses to 67 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gravesend for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gravesend:

  • Stratford: 356 vacation rentals
  • Canning Town North: 116 vacation rentals
  • Royal Borough of Greenwich: 7,294 vacation rentals
  • Woolwich: 64 vacation rentals
  • Peninsula: 189 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gravesend?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gravesend. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gravesend Meopham Station: 1,286 vacation rentals
  • Gravesend Gurdwara: 1,376 vacation rentals
  • Gravesend Station: 1,657 vacation rentals
  • Shorne Woods Country Park: 741 vacation rentals
  • Cold War Bunker: 1,604 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gravesend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 111 Houses in Gravesend. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gravesend include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 67 rentals available
  • Cabins: 23 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gravesend?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Gravesend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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