Dartford is a great town for shopping and has good leisure facilities, and is within easy reach of the City of London. An evening of entertainment here might include a visit to the Orchard Theatre where you can enjoy music, musicals, tribute acts and comedy. You’ll have a good choice if you’re eating out, with restaurants ranging from Greek to Chinese, along with a varied selection of bars and pubs for a lively night.
You’ll be spoilt for choice in the town with a large choice of both high street stores as well as independent retailers, and you’ll also find the Orchards Shopping Centre and the Piory Shopping Cente, both with large ranges of shops, and the huge Bluewater Shopping Centre is close by. The town has a number of venues for business conferences and include those at the Orchard Theatre and Amar Hall, and the nearest major airport is London City Airport, with Southend Airport and Gatwick Airport being alternative choices. Also close by is Ebbsfleet International Train Station with trains taking just 15 to the centre of London, as well as Eurostar trains to Paris, Brussels and Lille in 2 hours.
Dartford Car Hire
Wherever you are in Dartford, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Dartford car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
You could visit these places while in Dartford:
Dartford Borough Museum
You can see a range of fascinating collections relating to the region’s history at this Museum, which include teeth from a woolly mammoth, a Palaeolithic skull and flint tools, bronze Age weapons, pottery and jewellery from the Iron Age, ancient Roman glassware and Anglo-Saxon jewellery. Other exhibits include Medieval stonework, historic costumes, and displays about the area during World War II.
Pirate Cove Adventure Park
Situated at the close by Bluewater, this is a fun place for all the family to visit, where there are two mini golf courses to enjoy, both with Pirate themes, and include features such as a pirate ship, castle and a Smugglers Cave, and also at the Park you can ride the pedalos on the lake.
This is a very attractive Park situated in the town, where you can come and relax in the green space and enjoy the colourful gardens. You can enjoy riverside walks in the Park, and there are features which include football pitches, and a children’s play area with many activities including a climbing net and wall.
Not far from Dartford, you can have a family day out at this Bird of Prey Centre, with many fascinating birds to be seen. You can watch flying demonstrations and the Centre also offers close contact experiences with a number of the creatures. The Centre is also a sancturary for a number of animals which include meerkats and huskies, and is all situated in scenic surroundings.
Crayford Greyhound Track
You can come and enjoy a visit to this Greyhound Track and watch the exciting greyhound races with your friends and family. During your visit you can have enjoy meal at the restaurant in a fun atmosphere, or you can even book your own private suite.
Map of Dartford, click the directions icon to open a larger map for driving directions from Dartford to any other location.