About Ebbsfleet International Railway Station
Ebbsfleet International Railway Station is a six-platform railway station in Ebbsfleet Valley, Kent. 10 miles east of Greater London, it's close to the Bluewater shopping centre and Gravesend. During the 2012 London Olympics, it was a calling point for the high-speed Olympic Javelin shuttle train.
Exploring Gravesend and Dartford
Gravesend and Dartford is steeped in history, and there are countless adventures to be had in its local Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Gravesend's pier is an active launching point for barges, sailing boats and traditional paddle steamers, and the town boasts a strong historical connection to Charles Dickens. Many come to Gravesend specifically to visit Bluewater, known as one of the largest and most innovative shopping centres in Europe.
Browse 'til you drop at Bluewater
Considered to be one of Europe's most progressive leisure and shopping destinations, a trip to Bluewater makes a fantastic day out in and of itself. Within its distinctive, aesthetic exterior, Bluewater boasts more than 300 stores, 40 cafes, bars and restaurants, not to mention a large cineplex hosting all the latest blockbusters. Within a year of opening, Bluewater's reputation swelled, winning a number of international awards and setting a new benchmark for retail in the UK.
Planning a trip to Ebbsfleet International Railway Station? Travelodge Dartford Hotel is a 10-minute drive away, and Travelodge Thurrock Lakeside Hotel can be reached in just over 20.