Explore Swale

Search for our 'Hidden Gems'

Swale Borough has a lot to offer visitors, from 'Blue Flag' (2017) award-winning beaches on the Isle of Sheppey, to the busy historic market towns of Faversham, Sheerness and Sittingbourne. There are also a number of pretty villages nestled in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a vast expanse of marshes, nature reserves and country parks where visitors can go walking, bird watching and fishing.

Travel and Transport

Swale has excellent connections to London St Pancras with HS1 as well as from Faversham and Sittingbourne to the rest of Kent. It also has impressive links to Europe via the ferry or Channel Tunnel.

Visitor Information

Plan your visit with our local travel and visitor information by using the Tourist Information Centre or by listening to one of our four community radio stations.


Whether you come to Swale for a day trip, a short break or a longer getaway, you’ll find the perfect blend of seaside air, relaxing countryside and beautiful towns and villages, sure to give you a well-rounded stay. Head on over to our Visitor Information and Brochures to download our selection of suggested itineraries, including Faversham Town Council’s area guides and Hidden Britain's brochures on the Isle of Sheppey.


After a long day of exploring, there’s a great range of accommodation for you to rest your head in comfort, as well as an endless number of cosy nooks offering delicious, locally produced food and drink. View our Where to Stay section to learn more.