Gravesend is in the county of Kent in the South East region of England. Gravesend is a historic town located on the river Thames, opposite Tilbury in Essex. Since the late 14th century passengers have been transported to and from London by water on a "Tilt Boat". It is the final resting place of Pocahontas, whose memorial can be seen.

Get in

There are express train services from London. Trains are operated by SouthEastern

Get around

Local buses are operated by Arriva and Nu-Venture

By train

From London by train; London bridge, London waterloo east, London cannon street or London charing cross you can get a south eastern train direct to Gravesend. The journey takes about 50 minutes.




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