Ebbsfleet Cross benefits from being located in a lush garden city, which has plenty of green, outdoor space and opportunities to keep active, with an abundance of country parks, open countryside, fitness centres, spas and leisure activities all within close proximity.
Outdoors, Darenth Country Park is around three miles away from the development and includes wildflower meadows, as well as open green fields and an orchard featuring over 150 varieties of fruit trees. Part of the park is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, as the area was historically used as an ancient Saxon burial ground. Now popular with joggers, cyclists, walkers and families, newer additions to the park include a children’s play area, marked trails and walks, cycle paths and more.
For indoor sports and general fitness, residents of Ebbsfleet Cross will also benefit from the development’s close proximity to Swanscombe Leisure Centre, which offers a badminton and squash courts, a gym, fitness studio, swimming pool, sauna and steam room.
Situated just over two miles away from Ebbsfleet Cross, Bluewater Shopping Centre offers much more than its 300 retail stores. With a reputation for being one of the most exciting shopping and leisure destinations in the country with 50 bars, restaurants and cafés offering a wide variety of dining options. Children are well catered for with a trampoline park, a children’s adventure park, as well as a dinosaur themed softplay for younger children and a young driver’s centre for those aged 11 plus. For entertainment for children and adults of all ages, there is an arcade with games, rides and simulators, as well as an impressive 17-screen cinema, with IMAX.