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National Rail | station code FAV

Kent Offers & Links

Faversham is on a tidal creek of the Swale and was once a busy port. The old Guildhall remains in the Market Square and there are many other attractive buildings, particularly in Abbey Street. Faversham makes a good base for exploring East Kent by train. Faversham is pronounced 'Fa-ver-shum'.

TI Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre, 11-13 Preston Street. Tel. 01795 534542.

Faversham Kent

Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre ¼ mile

A thousand years of Faversham's history brought to life with displays and videos. Admission free.
Open Daily but closed in winter, please see website.

Shepherd Neame Brewery Tours ½ mile

A guided tour of Britain's oldest brewers showing how beer is made from hop to hand-pump.
Open see website to book a tour.

Chart Gunpowder Mills ¾ mile

Restored watermills, once part of a gunpowder factory.
Open please see website.

Maison Dieu EH ¾ mile

A medieval building, forming part of a hospital, royal lodge and almshouse, houses Roman artefacts from nearby sites.
Open Easter-Oct, SSu & BH 1400-1700.

Brogdale Collections 1¼ miles

Home of the National Fruit Collections with hundreds of varieties of apple, pear, plum, cherry and bush fruits in 150 acres of orchards. Guided tours available (see website). Programme of festivals celebrating fruit. Tearoom.
Open please see website.

Faversham map