Not every person has the opportunity to explore Lakeside Shopping Centre. When you lay eyes on it for the first time, you will be pleased that you were one of the fortunate ones!
If you're interested in experiencing it, set off for Grays.
If you are starting to think about hotels, there are 2 popular options for you. Think about spending a night or two at The Thurrock Hotel and ibis London Thurrock M25, both of which are within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Lakeside Shopping Centre.
If you prefer to pride yourself on being practical and no fuss, stay at the Hotel Campanile Dartford, a low-priced solution, only 2 miles (3 kilometers) away!
Fellow travelers may tell you the best things in life are free. That is open for debate, as the top-rated hotels in the area will no doubt create some lasting memories. Quality choices would have to be the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dartford Bridge and Jessamine House.
If you'd love a brief pause from enjoying Lakeside Shopping Centre, take the short walk to Patisserie Valerie for a refreshing coffee. An often-visited eating option which is also nearby is Tortilla. It's a fine choice if you're particularly hungry or want something a little more indulgent. Sit back and unwind as you enjoy a drink. 360 Champagne & Cocktails is another short walk away, and the staff will be pleased to wait on you.
If you're looking for an easy way to reach Lakeside Shopping Centre, jump on the train and get off at Chafford Hundred, the station that is only 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers) from your destination.