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in the county of Kent
Pastel Dawn over the river Darent

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Bluewater Shopping center, Greenhithe, Kent,

Greenhithe (22 Pictures) in the county of Kent

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction NE of Darenth)

Greenhithe is an area of Kent found sandwiched between the River Thames and Watling...

Statue of Pocahontas at St. George's Church, Gravesend.

Gravesend (267 Pictures) in the county of Kent

(5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction E of Darenth)

Attractive old town overlooking the Thames estuary with walkways and picnic sites ideal for watching the busy water traffic, for this stretch of the river is said to be one of the busiest in the world...

Severndroog Castle, Eltham

Eltham (37 Pictures) in the county of Greater London

(8.5 miles, 13.6 km, direction W of Darenth)

The attractive suburb of Eltham is part of the urban sprawl of Greater London...

Taken in Greenwich, standing by the Observatory looking down over the hill.

Greenwich (330 Pictures) in the county of Greater London

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction W of Darenth)

The might of british sea-power and the historic town of Greenwich are inseparable. Two famous English sea-faring vessels are here, one is the Cutty Sark, a famous old clipper that shipped tea from China in the 19th-century, and the other, from the 20th-century is Gypsy Moth 1V, sailed round the world by Sir Francis Chichester...

Aylesford Village

Aylesford (50 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent

(13.0 miles, 20.8 km, direction SE of Darenth)

Aylesford is a large village in Kent, 4 miles NW of the county town of Maidstone. It sits on the river Medway, and has many interesting and historic buildings including the 14th.....

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Eynsford Castle, Eynsford, Kent

Eynsford Castle (10 Pictures)

(3.4 miles, 5.4 km, direction SW)

The ruinous walls of Eynsford Castle in parts stand 30ft high, they are a relic of one of the earliest stone enclosure castles.....

West side of Hall Place, Bexley

Hall Place (36 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NW)


Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent.

Lullingstone Roman Villa (17 Pictures)

(4.0 miles, 6.5 km, direction SW)

The remarkable remains of Lullingstone Roman Villa lay hidden for centuries, and were only revealed in excavations of 1939. Prior.....

Red House, Bexleyheath, home of William Morris, NT property

Red House (10 Pictures)

(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction NW)

Philip Webb (1831-1915) was the first significant architect of the Arts and Crafts movement, and the Red House he built in 1859.....

A picture of New Tavern Fort

New Tavern Fort (2 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.6 km, direction E)

Amongst the fascination of the waterfront at Gravesend is New Tavern Fort, and although the fort was re-armed in 1904 and guns.....

A picture of Tilbury Fort

Tilbury Fort (16 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction NE)


Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace (115 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction W)

Once a favoured medieval palace and then a Tudor royal residence, Eltham Palace was transformed into a striking Art Deco mansion.....

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