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This architectural gem is the oldest building in the borough (1189) and offers a fascinating insight into Gravesham's heritage with the aid of high quality displays,contemporary artefacts, and brand new audio tour.
The Hill, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 9ES, Tel: 01474 533689, Email, directory.rcsouthwark.co.uk/northfleet_ol_assumption.html
The church was built as a memorial to Alfred Tolhurst, an important figure in the area.
The Woodville, Woodville Place, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1DD, Tel: 01474 33 77 74, www.woodville.co.uk/blakegallery.php
Located on the lower ground floor of the Woodville Theatre British Painter the gallery is open during exhibitions Monday to Saturday 9am to 8pm and Sundays 10am to 2pm.
Valley Drive, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4DA, Tel:
A large grassy hill that overlooks much of residential Gravesend. Complete with kids park, adjoining open space and a small amount of woodland it is one of Gravesend's more popular parks.
Woodville Place, Gravesend, DA12 1DD, Tel: 01474 33 77 74, www.woodville.co.uk
The Woodville Theatre is one of the larger, versatile arts and entertainment venues in North Kent providing a regular programme of music, comedy and exhibitions and annual pantomime
Take a stroll on the Pier out over the river or gently unwind with a leisurely meal or drink. You can also sail up and down the River Thames from the newly installed pontoon, on board barges or paddle steamers
Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11, Tel:
Large expanse of greenery just outside the heart of Gravesend. Perfect place for a family picnic, a game of football, mini-golf or just a sit in the sun outside the cafe.
Adjacent to St. Andrew's Arts Centre, families set sail from the tiny Bawley Bay to start a new life in Australia and New Zealand. It is not unusual for descendants of these families to return at this point when tracing their ancestors.
Camer Park Road, Camer, Meopham, Kent, DA13 0XT, Tel: 08458 247 600 , Email
Camer Park is comprised of 45 acres of designated Area Outstanding Natural Beauty (AoNB). Following the death of its last resident, the Camer estate was sold to Strood Rural District Council in 1967 and converted to a public park in 1971.
Thong Lane, Gravesend, DA12 4LG, Tel: 01474 33 74 71 or 01
Cascades Leisure Centre at Thong Lane, Gravesend offers fun for all the family. The major attraction is the leisure pool with its waves, fountains, wild water channel, waterfall and two exhilarating water slides.
Royal Pier Road, Gravesend, DA12 2BE, Tel: 01474 337600, Email
The Clarendon Royal Hotel is a 13 bedroom riverside hotel. The hotels also boasts a bar and restaurant as part of this exciting new redevelopment on Gravesend's historic riverside.
Cobham, DA12, Tel: 01474 816764 , Email
Cobham Park is located south of the A2 and CTRL, between Gravesend and Medway (Shorne & Cobham turnoff from the A2), and lies to the east of Cobham village.
Old Perry Street, Northfleet, DA11 8BU, Tel: 01474 33 74 84 or 01, www.gcll.co.uk
Cygnet leisure centre offers the very latest in body conditioning equipment in its Outline Fitness Centre and the Health Suite is a very pleasant environment in which to relax, meet friends and enjoy the steam room, sauna or spa bath.
When he was a boy Charles Dickens and his father took a walk through Kent. On Gravesend Road they passed a house called Gad's Hill Place. Young Charles was very impressed. He bought the house in 1856 and lived there until his death in 1870.