Faversham is a town in the English county of Kent, UK. The history of the town can traced back 2000 years to Roman times. Explosives were a major local industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
By trainTrains to Faversham station are operated by SouthEastern from London Charing Cross (via Dartford) and London Victoria. Trains from Ramsgate and Dover also serve Faversham. The Javelin high speed service operates every 30 minutes from London St Pancras. There is a supplement for using this service unless travelling from outside of the London region.
Many trains from London to Ramsgate and Dover leave London as a single train and split in two at Faversham. If boarding at Faversham and travelling East or South it is important to get in the right train as there will be two trains on the one platform after the split.
By busMost services provided by Arriva Kent & Surrey, Stagecoach and Chalkwell Buses link with Sittingbourne, Maidstone, Canterbury and the surrounding areas.
address: Brogdale Road, ME13 8XZA farm growing rare varieties of fruit, particularly apples. Best visited in Sep or Oct. Shop open all year.
Mad Cat BreweryMicrobrewery.
phone: +44 1795 534542address: ME13 8TSThis flint- and timber-framed building displays Roman artefacts.
Fleur de Lis MuseumMuseum of town history and art gallery.
address: 11 Court Street, ME13 7AXThis brewery was founded in 1698 and claims to be Britain's oldest. Tours (£11.50) take about 2 hours and run most days, best booked in advance.
The main shopping area is the pedestrianised part of Preston Street, which has M&Co, Boots and Superdrug.
Co-opaddress: Forbes Road, Faversham ME13 8QGSmall supermarket.
address: Crescent Rd, ME13 7ASLargish supermarket with clothes and a petrol station.
address: North LaneSupermarket.
Faversham is home to Britain's oldest brewery (see above), so this town is ideal for sampling a beer or two.
address: 20–22 Preston StreetWetherspoon's pub.
phone: +44 1795 533535address: Conduit St, ME13 7DF
phone: +44 1795 535098address: 10 West Street, ME13 7JE