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Living in Swanscombe

Superbly positioned, well connected and with scenery right on your doorstep, you can look forward to a great way of life when you move to Swanscombe. Better still, you can snap up a great price on your move in the area when you take up an incentive like our
Part Exchange scheme. With this, we could be your guaranteed buyer if you have an existing home to sell, saving you a lot of time and money in the process. 

Things to see and do in Swanscombe

Swanscombe Heritage Park is a great feature of the town, covering almost four hectares and providing a delightful open space close to the centre. Likewise Beacon Wood Country Park is a superb spot just south of town, while walks and bike rides along the Thames lie in the opposite direction. Meanwhile, the famous Bluewater Shopping Centre is to the west and perfect for all your retail needs.

Other local attractions include the Cyclopark facility and the TimeLock’d Escape Rooms, as well as child-friendly activities like Pirate Cove Adventure Golf. From dog-friendly spots such as Jeskyns Community Woodland to walks around Darenth Country Park and Lullingstone Country Park, you can also head into London for the day or over to a seaside town on the Kent coast. 


Swanscombe has several great schools in and around town, with the Craylands School and Manor Community Primary two local options rated as good by Ofsted. St Joseph’s Catholic Primary over in neighbouring Northfleet is rated outstanding and also counts children in Swanscombe within its catchment area. The Ebbsfleet Academy is the local secondary and is classed as good by the education board, while Mayfield Grammar School and Gravesend Grammar School are nearby single-sex grammars both listed as outstanding. 

Transport links in Swanscombe

Swansombe has excellent transport links, with several train stations in the local area providing fast access to London. The town’s own railway station offers services to the capital which take less than 40 minutes, while it’s under 20 minutes from Ebbsfleet International on the edge of town. This station is connected to the high-speed rail network and provides Eurostar services to European cities like Brussels, Lille and Paris. If you usually get about by road, Swanscombe is also conveniently close to the A2 and M25. 

The Swanscombe property market

Swanscombe has been named as the most desirable place to live in Kent in recent years. Properties range from studio apartments and maisonettes, to spacious semis and large detached houses. You can also head over to our
latest offers page for more information on schemes and initiatives like the Government-backed Help to Buy South East program.