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Hever Court Road, Singlewell, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5UQ

Ratings & Awards

3 stars Hotel inspected by the Tourist Board (Visit Britain) for level of service and facilities. (Reflected in the number of stars awarded)
Silver CSR award from Green Tourism.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (120 spaces)
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • WIFI
  • No Lift
  • 24hr service
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Get in touch

08445 76 76 76
*local rate

near the BEST WESTERN Manor Hotel, Gravesend

Chantry Heritage Centre

The Chantry Heritage Centre is a small museum housed within a 14th-century chapel. Inside there is an ornate Jacobean staircase and displays on Gravesend's local industries and Roman history, including Roman coins excavated from nearby Springhead.

Available : Apr - Sep 2013; Weekends only (annual)


Kids can climb aboard some monstrous machines at the unique Diggerland adventure park in Kent (weekends and school holidays only). Under strict supervision, children can take a ride or even a drive in mechanical diggers of all shapes and sizes.

Available : Daily


Bluewater, close to the M25 near Dartford, is a shopper's paradise with more than 330 stores, 12 cinemas and a range of leisure activities from rock climbing to fishing. It is one of Kent's most popular visitor attractions.

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TreeJumpers Skypark@Bluewater

At the Treejumpers Skypark in Bluewater shopping centre, everyone from seven to 70 can enjoy three-hour sessions of adrenalin-filled fun. Scale the climbing wall, balance on the aerial trek's tightropes or whizz across the lake at 30mph on zip wires.

Available : Fri, Sat, and Sun only

Rochester Castle

Built for William the Conqueror in 1087, imposing 113-foot-high Rochester Castle covers 70 square feet. Trek to the top of the tower for stunning views of River Medway and the castle grounds, which often host festivals and concerts.

Available : Daily

Rochester Sweeps Festival

Traditional Morris dancers and musicians converge on Rochester for the colourful and enjoyable Rochester Sweeps. This typically English festival was originally celebrated by chimney sweeps, who welcomed the good weather and hung up their brushes for a sunny day off.

Available : May 2013 (annual)

Dickens Festival

Rochester boasts close links to Charles Dickens. He spent five years of his childhood there (1817-1822) and returned for 13 years at the end of his life (1856-1870). Since 1978 Medway has held this annual celebration in honour of the Victorian author.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

Dickensian Christmas Festival

Dickens spent 18 years in Rochester (five as a child, and 13 at the end of his life). Since 1988, the Medway town has held this Christmas celebration in honour of the Victorian author, complete with guaranteed snow.

Available : Dec 2013 (annual)

Racing Experience

Brands Hatch offers Grand Prix enthusiasts the opportunity to follow the racing line of their heroes with the Racing Experience tuition course. An action-packed day out climaxes with a spin around the world-famous circuit in a single-seat racing car.

Available : Daily

4x4 Experience

The 4x4 Experience, from Brands Hatch Circuit, features adverse cambers, vertigo-inducing descents and hidden depths of murky water. Together with your instructor, you'll tackle the challenge of purpose-built obstacle trails in the Land Rover Defender, which will show you what a 4-wheel drive vehicle is really for.

Available : Daily

The Rally Experience

The Rally Experience at Brands Hatch will get your adrenaline running on overdrive. With a professional rally driver as your co-driver, you'll discover how to safely push a competition-spec Peugeot 206 or an Escort Cosworth to its limits.

Available : Daily

Classic Ferrari Experience

No car in the world fires the imagination quite like a Ferrari, which is why the Classic Ferrari Experience at Brands Hatch is a dream come true for motor enthusiasts.

Available : Daily

Race Car Live

Race Car Live (aka the London Motorsport Show) returns to its new home, Brands Hatch Circuit. It offers car and karting enthusiasts the opportunity to get close to some of the machines and maybe even take a few around the track.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

The British Touring Car Championship - Brands Hatch

The British Touring Car Championship crosses the line at Brands Hatch Circuit in Longfield. Action is fast and furious, and after the races the public can access the pit lane to meet the teams and drivers for autographs and giveaways.

Available : Apr 2013 (various dates)

Upnor Castle

Mighty Upnor Castle was built to protect warships moored at Chatham dockyards. This rare example of an Elizabethan artillery fort is a treat to explore and the peaceful riverside grounds are also open to the public.

Available : Apr - Oct 2013 (annual)

Fort Amherst Paranormal Investigation

Fort Amherst and the surrounding area has been inhabited for over 3000 years and the area in an around it includes a Saxon burial ground, a Roman mosaic and the original site of old Chatham. Join a team of experts investigating local paranormal activity.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Britain's most important naval base for over 400 years, the now-restored Historic Dockyard Chatham is a key heritage site. Kent's largest museum, it includes Royal Navy's last operational Second World War destroyer, HMS Cavalier, and the Chatham-built submarine, Ocelot.

Available : Feb - Dec 2013 (annual)

Eagle Heights Birds of Prey Centre

Eagle Heights Birds of Prey Centre is home to around 150 birds including Tawny and Golden eagles, Peregrine falcons, an Andean condor and owls. Visitors can watch flying demonstrations and learn how injured birds are rehabilitated and reintroduced to the wild.

Available : Jan - Nov 2013 (annual)

Kent Life

Discover 150 years of Kent's rural history at Kent Life. A 28-acre animal farm, a craft village and a working Oast house encourage visitors to learn about everything from growing and harvesting hops to making pottery.

Available : Daily

Maidstone's Original Beer & Hop Festival

Sample Cobtree Ale, brewed from Kent Life's own hops, at Maidstone's Original Beer & Hop Festival. Wider-ranging than most beer festivals, there's not only live music, but also the chance to help in the brewing process by hop picking.

Available : Sep 2011 (annual)

The Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

The Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery is home to more than 600,000 artefacts. Kent's largest publicly-owned art collection features Dutch and Italian Old Masters and other highlights include the dinosaur and fossil exhibits in the new Earth Heritage Gallery.

Available : Daily

Kent County Show

The Kent Show, held on Kent Showground in Detling, features livestock classes, judging competitions, agricultural presentations, a flower show and arena demonstrations. The six-acre Forestry Area is the setting for exhibits on wildlife, conservation, country crafts and the environment.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Kent Garden Show

The spring and autumn Kent Garden Shows take place at the dedicated Kent Showground in Detling, surrounded by the hat-shaped oast houses characteristic of the Kentish countryside. Over 300 exhibitors display everything for the garden, from plants to outdoor furniture.

Available : Jun 2013 (various dates)

Mote Park

Set in 450 acres of parkland, Mote Park features football pitches, a pitch and putt golf course and a children's play area. The large lake in the middle of the park offers opportunities for sailing, fishing and model boating.

Available : Daily

Stag Community Arts Centre Sevenoaks

Enclosed within 1930s Art Deco splendour (with a sweeping staircase in the large foyer) the Stag Community Arts Centre provides an artistic hub for Sevenoaks. It has two digital cinemas, a 450-seat theatre and the adaptable Plaza Suite.

Available : Daily


Henry VIII and novelist Vita Sackville-West have both been residents of the National Trust house, Knole. Surrounded by a 1000-acre deer park, its early 17th-century state rooms contain an important collection of tapestries, and paintings by Van Dyck and Gainsborough.

Available : Mar - Sep 2013; not Mon or Tue (annual)

One World Summer Festival

The all-holistic, GM-free, New Age, organic One World festival arrives at Sevenoaks School this summer. Set in the heart of the beautiful Kent countryside, the event offers a magical week-long celebration of all things alternative.

Available : 4 - 10 Aug 2008 (annual)

Eltham Palace

Set within moated gardens, Eltham Palace is the country's leading Art Deco attraction. A masterpiece of modern design, which is attached to the remaining Great Hall of the medieval royal palace, Eltham is a marvellous combination of the innovative and the traditional. The building is often overlooked by visitors to London, but is close enough to the centre of town to be worth the excursion.

Available : Mon, Tue, Wed, and Sun only

The Hop Farm

Oast Houses are one of Kent's iconic images and the Hop Farm at the Kentish Oast Village has the largest collection of them in the world, along with play areas, an animal farm and the TreeJumpers Sky Park.

Available : Daily

Kent County Fair

For three days over the May bank holiday weekend, the Kent County Fair makes the Hop Farm buzz with activities, entertainment and stalls. Featuring regional produce and country pursuits, enjoy the good life at this family friendly festival.

Available : Apr 2013 (annual)

Hop Farm Ice Rink

The Hop Farm gets into the festive spirit with its Ice Rink. Practise your gliding skills, but be careful with those triple salchows, as there will be 99 other skaters enjoying the ice rink around you.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

Hop Farm Festival

The Hop Farm Festival brings the best British and international bands to perform at the Hop Farm in Paddock Wood, Kent. Performances are spread across three stages while further attractions include funfair rides and celebrity five-a-side football.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

One Love Festival

Created in recognition of Bob Marley's 1978 One Love Concert, the One Love Festival takes over Hop Farm in Kent. The UK's only reggae, dub and electronic music festival, it's resolutely free of rock and pop.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

War and Peace Show

Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag, as the wartime song goes, and get down to The Hop Farm's War and Peace Show. Military vehicles, battle re-enactments and even a fashion show make it a feast of military nostalgia.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Fireworks Spectacular

The Hop Farm marks Guy Fawkes Night with a two-night Fireworks Party. On Saturday there's a small display for children, and a longer, louder display for the less sensitive. On Sunday there's a bonfire before the fireworks and free children's face painting.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

Down House

Step into Charles Darwin's slippers and explore Down House, in which he wrote and researched his revolutionary On The Origin of Species series. Watch bees building their honeycomb or pace his Sandwalk path and come up with your own theories.

Available : Feb - Dec 2013 (annual)

Tonbridge Carnival

Tonbridge welcomes the summer with its annual float procession through the town centre, from Brook Street to the castle. The afternoon is given over to a fair on the castle lawns, with games, stalls and plenty of family-friendly entertainment.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

The Thames Barrier

The Thames Barrier was built to protect London from rising tides. Its space-age silver buttresses are worth a look at any time, even more so when the barrier is raised (about ten times a year) for routine maintenance.

Available : Daily

Tonbridge Castle

Tonbridge Castle was built on the orders of William the Conqueror in the 11th century, and rebuilt in the 13th century. Take a guided tour of the impressively untouched Gatehouse and visualise life in medieval times with the interactive displays.

Available : Daily

Jousting Tournament

Heralded by resounding fanfares and the thunder of galloping hooves, knights stage dramatic battles on horseback twice daily. Daredevil stunts, falls and fights are all part of the spectacular Jousting Tournament held in the grounds of Leeds Castle.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

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Hever Court Road
DA12 5UQ
Sat nav postcode:DA12 5UQ

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01474 353100

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