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22 Jul

Bowie, Bieber and B*Witched come to town

It’s not just Pocahontas, General Gordon and Charles Dickens that bring people to our town. Or the proximity to the wonderful history in Kent at places like Chartwell, Hever Castle or Leeds Castle . Or even the beautiful countryside in The Garden of England. No, it can also be David Bowie (who once played a gig in Gravesend, fact fans), Justin Bieber or girl band B*Witched. They can all be seen at the Riverside Festival on the riverfront tomorrow (Saturday, July 23). Well, Bowie is of course a tribute act as is Bieber – but B*Witched are for real. The...
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24 Jan

Cyclopark: A jewel in the crown for visitors to north Kent

Cyclopark is a ten minute cycle ride from Hopewell self-catering. Just 1.8 miles away and it offers a brilliant range of activities for cyclists and fitness fans alike. If you are coming to the area, why not combine a visit to Cyclopark with your other plans. And if you are a cyclist – you’ve just reached heaven! If you are a road cyclist, there is 2.9 km of track to get your juices flowing. Think of it as the Brands Hatch for pedallers. If mountain biking is your thing, then there is 6km of trails running throughout the park and...
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