Consider Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway on your itinerary for a visit to Sittingbourne
Enjoy all that Sittingbourne and surrounding villages have to offer, a comfy place to rest, a place to do business amongst some of the biggest and brightest companies, a place that's easy to reach and easy to relax in at the end of the day.
Spend an hour or more, let your gaze wander above the shops to the old Georgian buildings on the high street, get out and experience the green hillsides of the Kent Downs, take a peek into the past by visiting the volunteer run heritage assets and attractions or sip a proper cup of coffee at one of the many coffee shops.
But that's just the tip of the iceberg; we've got heritage, recreational activities and outdoor experiences alongside a serious choice of all the comforts and essentials you need, and all an easy 45 minutes from London using High Speed rail links to St Pancras.
For business,visiting family or just exploring the Swale area of north Kent choose from a variety of Town Centre and surrounding village places to stay and eat. Take a trip of exploration to discover the significant history of Sittingbourne and get active by looking for things to see and do. Find out what's on and be entertained or go to an event organised locally.
Following significant investment in Sittingbourne Town Centre it now boasts new attractions and accommodation in Bourne Place opposite the train station with The Light Sittingbourne, Sentado Lounge and Travelodge Hotel.
The shopping offer in Sittingbourne is evolving all the time with The Forum Shopping Centre in the Town Centre just off the traditional High Street, Sittingbourne Retail Park and Princes Street Retail Park. A street market operates on Fridays in the top part of the High Street.
There are many places to eat and drink from traditional cafes to modern coffee shops, pub and restaurant chains to choose from. Enjoy a meal then take in a show or a film at The Avenue Theatre and New Century Cinema. Spend an evening at Central Park Stadium, enjoy a meal and greyhound meeting or featured entertainment.
Discover the heritage at Sittingbourne Heritage Museum, The Heritage Hub, Old Forge Wartime House and Milton Regis Court Hall. Or take in a heritage railway train ride at Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway or by attending a Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway open day.
Get active in Sittingbourne and visit Swallows Leisure Centre, play golf at Upchurch River Valley Golf Club, Sittingbourne Golf Centre or Sittingbourne and Milton Regis Golf Club. Alternatively just cheer along and support Sittingbourne Football Club or challenge your friends at Bayford Meadows Kart Circuit.
Take to the water - Swale Marina is an idyllic safe haven for yachts and can be found at the head of Conyer creek which runs off the Swale between Sittingbourne and Faversham.
Combine your stay with an educational experience at Green Cottages Kitchen - Baking & Cookery Workshops.
Ultimately, Sittingbourne and surrounding villages provide a local and friendly welcome and blend of smaller Kentish attractions to enjoy.