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Sheerness-on-Sea has strong naval connections and is still a major port. There are good views from the beach across to the Essex coast. | Kent Community Rail Partnership


Rose Street Cottage of Curiosities ¼ mile

An early 19th century dockyard worker's cottage with rooms restored to reflect that period with contemporary furniture. Displays explain the development of the dockyard from the 17th century Royal Dockyard to the present day commercial port. Teas in the garden on Sat.
Open please see website.

The Criterion Blue Town Heritage Centre ½ mile

The Criterion is a restored Victorian Music Hall. Displays cover the history of Blue Town, a district of Sheerness which grew up around the Naval Dockyard, and Sheppey's contribution to aviation and maritime history. Local tours are available, please see the website. Café. Tel. 01795 662981.
Open please see website.

Sheerness-on-Sea map

Minster Gatehouse Museum by bus

Displays in the medieval abbey gatehouse explain the history of the Isle of Sheppey. Exhibits include fossils, costumes, paintings and photographs. There are good views from the top of the tower.
Open please see website.
Bus 360/367 from station to Minster High Street (360) or Queens Road (367), 15-20 minutes journey, 360 Daily hourly (2-hourly Sun & BH in winter), 367 M-S infrequent. 360 returns from Back Lane, not High Street. Operated by Chalkwell.

Minster map
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