Faversham Town Walks
The Gunpowder Trail
Faversham may have been the first place in England to make gunpowder, and on this town walk you can learn all about Faversham's fascinating history of gunpowder.
The walk begins and ends at the Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre, where you can discover yet more fascinating facts in the Gunpowder Room at the Fleur de Lis Museum, which tells the story of Faversham from the stone age to the 20th century.
This is a walk that can be done any time of year, in any weather and maps are available for download at the link below, or you can pick up a hard copy from the Visitor Information Centre in Preston Street.
The History Trail
This town walk has been designed to give you a 'flavour of Faversham', the oldest market town in Kent and mentioned in the Doomsday Book.
The walk begins at the Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre, and before setting off you may chose to explore this fascinating museum full of surprises and delights from Faversham's rich history.
The West to East Trail
This is a walk that will take you through Faversham from West to East passing some fascinating and interesting places en route that are often missed.
Starting at the West Faversham Community Centre, the walk finishes at the site of the mass grave and memorial to the men killed in 1916 in The Great Explosion at a local munitions factory.
Starting Point - The Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre
10 -13 Preston Street