Dartford Tourist Information

Bluewater Shopping Centre

Bluewater Shopping Centre

Dartford is an important hub on the North Kent Coast being home to the Dartford Tunnel and Queen Elizabeth II bridge across the River Thames. A hotel in Dartford also puts you close to both junction 1 and junction 31 of the M25 with the M20 leading into Kent also just a short distance away.

Bluewater Shopping Centre is located on the outskirts of Dartford and other attractions within the town include the 16th Century Manor Gate House once owned by Henry VIII and several churches which feature in the Doomsday Book including Holy Trinity Church, once an important site for Canterbury Pilgrims.

The oldest human remains discovered in Europe were found in nearby Swanscombe and commemorative stones mark where these three 400,000 year old fragments were found. For evening entertainment, The Mick Jagger Centre in Dartford provides a regular programme of live music and entertainment.  For motor racing lovers, a hotel near Brands Hatch motor circuit, just south of Dartford, could be ideal as part of a weekend away.

Stay close to the Dartford Crossing links at a hotel in Dartford town centre or if you prefer open spaces, why not stay at a B&B close to Dartford Heath and enjoy the 314 acres of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Business travellers will find plenty of hotels in Dartford with free wifi service, parking facilities, conference rooms and restaurant. Book online with us for the best rate at your chosen Dartford accommodation today.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.