Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.
Trip type
Flight 1
Flight 2
Flight 3
Flight 4
Flight 5

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and holiday rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Bluewater Shopping Centre

One of the largest shopping malls in Europe has seemingly endless options for entertainment, events and adventure for all the family.

Bluewater Shopping Centre is one of the largest malls in Europe, with countless stores, restaurants and cafés for visitors to enjoy. The mall hosts events year-round as well as entertainment for children, including an adventure park and 4-D theater. Unwind with spa treatments and a stroll through the mall’s scenic grounds.

Bluewater lies on 240 acres (117 hectares) east of Dartford. Nearly 30 million shoppers visit the mall’s many stores every year. Browse more than 300 shops that sell clothing, accessories, books, toys and electronics. Benefit from tax-free shopping if you reside outside of the European Union. 

Take the family to see a movie at one of Showcase Cinema’s 13 screens. Try the Sega XD Theatre for a 4-D movie experience.

Kids can play a round of mini golf, ride a pedalo on a man-made lake and climb ladders and ropes on an aerial high ropes challenge at the Pirate Cove Adventure Park. 

Attend all manner of events, including boxing and children’s shows, at the two-story Glow venue. Check the official Bluewater Shopping Centre website to find out what’s on and to purchase tickets. 

When it’s time for a break, enjoy a snack or meal from one of more than 55 cafés and restaurants within the mall. Relax at the complex’s day spa, which offers treatments such as facials and massages. 

Enjoy 50 acres (20 hectares) of parklands surrounding the mall. Rent a bicycle and cycle around Bluewater’s scenic trails or bring food and enjoy a picnic. 

Bluewater Shopping Centre is located east of Dartford, near Darenth Country Park. Reach the mall by bus from Dartford or come by train from the center of London. More than 60 buses from nearby towns stop at the mall every hour. If you choose to come by car, find ample free parking in one of several parking lots. 

The mall is open every day and is free to enter. Pay for extra activities such as movies, the Pirate Cove Adventure Park and spa treatments.


Top Hotel Deals

See all 957 Properties near Bluewater Shopping Centre
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dartford Bridge £71
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dartford Bridge

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dartford Bridge

     
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Situated in Dartford, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Crossways Business Park and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Bluewater Shopping Centre. Orchard Theatre and Darent Valley Hospital are also within 3 miles (5 km). Greenhithe Stone Crossing Station is 19 minutes by foot.

    Spring River by Marston's Inns £50
    Spring River by Marston's Inns

    Spring River by Marston's Inns

       
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated in Gravesend, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Kent Cyclopark and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Bluewater Shopping Centre. Cold War Bunker and Darent Valley Hospital are also within 3 miles (5 km). Dartford Ebbsfleet International Station is 18 minutes by foot and Swanscombe Station is 27 minutes.

      Holiday Inn Express London - Dartford £47
      Holiday Inn Express London - Dartford

      Holiday Inn Express London - Dartford

      University Way, Dartford, England
         
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Situated in Dartford, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Orchard Theatre and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Bluewater Shopping Centre. Lakeside Shopping Centre and Victoria Road Stadium are also within 12 mi (20 km). Dartford Station is 25 minutes by foot and Greenhithe Stone Crossing Station is 25 minutes.

        Hotel Campanile Dartford £44
        Hotel Campanile Dartford

        Hotel Campanile Dartford

           
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated in Dartford, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Crossways Business Park and 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Bluewater Shopping Centre. Darent Valley Hospital and Orchard Theatre are also within 3 miles (5 km). Greenhithe Stone Crossing Station is 13 minutes by foot and Greenhithe for Bluewater Station is 29 minutes.

          The Central Lodge
          The Central Lodge

          The Central Lodge

             
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Situated in Dartford, this holiday home is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Orchard Theatre and within 3 miles (5 km) of Crossways Business Park and Crayford Greyhound Track. Darent Valley Hospital is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away. Dartford Station is 9 minutes by foot.

            ibis London Thurrock M25 £35
            ibis London Thurrock M25

            ibis London Thurrock M25

            Weston Avenue, West Thurrock, Grays, England
               
              2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Situated in the business district, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Lakeside Shopping Centre, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Orchard Theatre and Victoria Road Stadium. Bluewater Shopping Centre and Tilbury Fort are also within 12 mi (20 km).

              Dartford Bridge Serviced Apartment £214
              Dartford Bridge Serviced Apartment

              Dartford Bridge Serviced Apartment

                 
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Situated in Dartford, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Crossways Business Park, Orchard Theatre and Darent Valley Hospital. Bluewater Shopping Centre and Lakeside Shopping Centre are also within 6 miles (10 km).

                The Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel £72
                The Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel

                The Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel

                   
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Situated in Dartford, this inn is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Orchard Theatre and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Bluewater Shopping Centre. Crayford Greyhound Track and Crossways Business Park are also within 3 miles (5 km). Dartford Station is 5 minutes by foot.