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Ebbsfleet Valley is a new town in Kent.

Ebbsfleet was once a small village occupied since the stone age, in 2005 work begun to tranform Ebbsfleet into a modern village. Ebbsfleet Valley village will become important to travellers and local commuters resulting from Ebbsfleet International station which operates Domestic Highspeed trains and International Eurostar trains, and because of the Ebbsfleet United Football Club which has been bought by 30,000 web based fans.

Ebbsfleet International is a railway station located in Ebbsfleet, which provides transports between UK and Europe. Several trains operate each hour direct between Ebbsfleet and Paris, Lille or Brussels.

By 2009 Ebbsfleet was re-developed as part of a regeneration project to host Ebbsfleet International railway station and a modern village Ebbsfleet Valley near the town of Gravesend on the River Thames in the north of the English county of Kent. Together with its neighbouring villages of Northfleet and Gravesend it forms a large urban area known as Gravesham, to the south west of Gravesend town and south east of Dartford.

Get in

By car

  • From London, take the A2 arterial road from either London or the M25 Orbital motorway.
  • From Canterbury, take the M2 and the A2 to Junction for Ebbsfleet International exit.

By train

Ebbsfleet International Station is located on purpose developed land, with onsite car parking for over 9000 vehicles.

Eurostar provide all services which terminus in th UK. Mainland European services are handled by France's SNCF and Belgium's SNCB in each respective country.

Domestic trains are operated by SouthEastern From London St Pancras to Ebbsfleet (typical journey time 15 - 17 minutes). By 2010 trains from Ashford International and Stratford International will also serve Ebbsfleet, although for alternative London stations it may be necessary to change at Ebbsfleet. As of 2009 the new high-speed trains on the St Pancras International - Ebbsfleet route will have a full timetable.

Get around

Local Fastrack[1] buses are operated by Arriva [2].

See

Landmarks

  • Ebbsfleet Landmark [3] - Project commissioned and announced in May 2007 by the art foundation in England. Five internationally acclaimed artists drafted proposals for a landmark at Ebbsfleet; Daniel Buren, Richard Deacon, Christopher Le Brun, Mark Wallinger and Rachel Whiteread.

Once complete, the plans may see a 40-50m high landmark, one of the biggest artworks standing in the UK.

Do

Bluewater [4] is a local shopping center, offering retail and leisure activities, with over 330 stores, 40 cafes, bars and restaurants plus a 13-screen cinema.

Buy

Eat

Bluewater is a local shopping center with late opening bars and restaurants.

Drink

Sleep

Various hotels are available in the local vicinity, Ebbsfleet Valley have plans for new hotels, amenities and shops.

Contact

WikiPedia:Ebbsfleet Valley



Source wikitravel.org/en/Ebbsfleet_Valley