Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Sheerness is ready to explore

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Sheerness. Well known for its bars, spas and bird watching, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Canterbury Cathedral and Leeds Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Sheerness

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Sheerness a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Sittingbourne Golf Centre (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Boughton Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Faversham Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sheerness

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sheerness is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oare Gunpowder Works County Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Brogdale Collections (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Whitstable Beach (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Tankerton Beach (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Shoebury East Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sheerness

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), which is 22.4 mi (36 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Sheerness-On-Sea Station.

Where to stay around Sheerness?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 416 holiday lettings near Sheerness. From 238 Houses to 75 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sheerness for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sheerness?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sheerness. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sheerness-On-Sea Station: 533 holiday lettings
  • Sheerness Heritage Centre: 531 holiday lettings
  • Blue Town Heritage Centre: 539 holiday lettings
  • Whitstable Beach: 910 holiday lettings
  • Godinton House and Gardens: 1,369 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sheerness listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sheerness?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 238 Houses in Sheerness. Our other popular types of Sheerness holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 75 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 67 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sheerness?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Sheerness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.