Discover Faversham, located in the heart of the Garden of England. Faversham is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a short break
Trains to Faversham
Fun things to do...
Beautiful scenery and walks
Much of the south of Faversham is in the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty while to the north are nature reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Market Town Faversham is Kent's magical destination for day walks and walking holidays, and for savouring fine food and drink while enjoying some of the county's best scenery.
Based in the heart of Faversham, Shepherd Neame is Britain’s Oldest Brewer and has been brewing on the site for centuries. Producing in excess of 60 million pints annually, Shepherd Neame is an independent family business known for its traditional Kentish ales such as Spitfire, Master Brew, Bishops Finger and Bear Island as well the popular Whitstable Bay Collection. Visitors to Faversham can enjoy a guided tour around the Brewery site to learn about the ancient art of brewing.
Tiddly Pomme is in its 10th year at Brogdale, specialising in local ciders (including award-winning Woolly Pig craft ciders, hand-pressed on site using fruit from the National Fruit Collection orchards), local ales, wines, spirits and fruit liqueurs. SW Doughty is a traditional family run butchers for almost 100 years that has repeatedly won the Countryside Alliance’s Best Traditional Business award for the area. Macknade Fine Foods is the South-East’s leading food hall, built on a 170 year history of food, farming and retailing in Faversham.
Faversham’s explosive heritage
Dating back to pre-Roman times, Faversham is mentioned in the Doomsday Book as land owned by the King. By 1900, and after 400 years of manufacturing gunpowder for famous battles such as Trafalgar and Waterloo, Faversham had grown to be the centre of the nation’s explosives industry. With over 400 listed buildings recording Faversham’s industrial past, this makes the town a ‘must see’ on any heritage trail.
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