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Come and discover what Gravesham has to offer. If you’re planning a group visit or are a travel trade professional seeking to build your knowledge of things to recommend, we’d love to hear from you.


We’ve put together some ideas below to get you started on reasons to visit Gravesham and can tailor opportunities to meet your requirements. Contact us for further information.

• Take a guided tour along Gravesend’s Heritage Riverside taking in St George’s Church the final resting place of Native American Pocahontas.

• Discover the life and influence of General Gordon of Khartoum, defender of Kent against Napoleon invasion and champion of Gravesham’s working poor, and visit New Tavern Fort and Milton Chantry.

• Escape to Gravesend’s Secret Cold War bunker, an underground command post built in 1954 within Woodlands Park, originally known as Civil Defence Region 6.

• Climb up Windmill Hill and hear about some of the characters who used to reside in this fascinating part of Gravesham and its place in English maritime history.

• Be inspired by the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara – the largest single site Sikh Gurdwara complex in Europe.

• Enjoy the Cobham Village Heritage Experience. This walking tour will bring Gravesham’s most historic village, church and Cobham College with its connections to Dickens to life.

• Take an exclusive tour of Cobham Hall – one of the finest houses in Kent, set within the 50 acres of grounds of Cobham Park and famous in cricketing circles for being the home of the Ashes.

• Be inspired for your next novel at Gad’s Hill Place in Higham offering a unique opportunity to visit the former home of England’s most famous author, Charles Dickens.

• Raise a glass or two with a wine or nature tour at the Silverhand Estate and/or Meopham Valley Vineyard, both located in the heart of the Kent Downs National Landscape, a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Visit Gravesend
Visit Gravesend
Gravesham Borough Council
Civic Centre, Windmill Street
DA12 1AU
01474 337600