New homes in Longfield
Live the life
Located in Kent just a short commute from London, Longfield is a thriving village close to Dartford south of the River Thames. Whether you’re playing a round of golf, taking the kids for a weekend walk or exploring historic sites, there’s something for the whole family to see and do close to your new home in Longfield.
Things to see and do
If you enjoy exploring the great outdoors, there are lots of beautiful spaces to explore near to Longfield including Beacon Wood Country Park, Rainham Marshes and Grays Beach Riverside Park. The Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is also nearby, ideal for walks and cycle rides. Other places where you can keep fit include Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Cyclopark and Fawkham Valley Golf Course.
For families moving to the area, you can take the kids to play golf at Pirate Cove Adventure Park, discover the exhibits at Thurrock Museum and Essex Fire Museum, or visit the animals at Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation.
Historic sites nearby include Tilbury Fort, Lullingstone Roman Villa, Coalhouse Fort and Lullingstone Castle and World Garden, while the Bluewater Shopping Centre is nearby for an afternoon of retail therapy.
If you’re moving to the area with kids, it’s good to know there are a number of excellent schools close to your new home in Longfield including Our Lady of Hartley Catholic Primary School, Hartley Primary Academy, Cobham Primary School, Mayfield Grammar School and Gravesend Grammar School.
For higher education, you can study for a degree at the University of Greenwich, just a short commute away from the village.
Getting to Longfield
Whether you’re commuting for work or visiting family and friends, it’s good to know that Longfield is well connected by both road and rail. The village is a 50 minute drive from London or 30 minutes by train, while the drive takes 15 minutes from Dartford and 30 minutes from Bromley.
When you’re jetting off on a well-earned holiday, London Gatwick Airport is only a 45 minute drive from Longfield, so your adventures will get off to a quick and easy start.