Gravesend is a town with a wealth of maritime history including the world’s oldest cast iron pier. Explore some of the historic buildings and Thames shoreline or use your trip on MV Balmoral as starting point for a day further afield in Kent.
View map of the departure point
NB: If marker appears to be in the water, click on 'Earth View', passengers embark from the end of the Pier.
Sailing from: Gravesend Town Pier
Postcode: DA11 0BJ
Access: By road – M25/ A2/ M2 following signs for Gravesend A226.
Car parking: Gravesham Borough Council car parks on West Street and Bank Street [short walk]. St George’s Shopping Centre multi-storey car park on Bath Street [short walk]. Charges apply.
Public transport: Gravesend Railway Station (0.4 miles). Frequent train services to central London and Kent.
Local bus stop: Gravesend, West Street. Please use http://www.traveline.info/ to plan your journey.
Additional local information: Gravesend Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 01474 337600