Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Faversham

Enjoy the history and other features of Faversham. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, parks and local tours. Canterbury Cathedral and Leeds Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Faversham

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Faversham a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Faversham Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Boughton Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Sittingbourne Golf Centre (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Faversham

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Faversham is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brogdale Collections (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Oare Gunpowder Works County Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Whitstable Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Westgate Gardens (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Tankerton Beach (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Faversham

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 20.6 mi (33.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to London (SEN-Southend), which is 20.7 mi (33.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Faversham Station or Faversham Selling Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Faversham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 591 holiday lettings around Faversham. From 179 houses to 256 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Faversham?

Nothing beats the silence of rural life. No traffic rumbling or car alarms whirring. Just you and the quiet of the countryside! HomeAway has 102 countryside holiday properties in this destination. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has tons more property options to discover, including:

  • 71 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 69 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 66 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Faversham?

If you want an authentic holiday experience and love having lots of space to spread out, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 337 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £54 per night. Or maybe you'd rather choose one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Cottage: 113 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • Apartment: 67 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £55 per night.
  • Hotel: 32 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.

Can I stay in Faversham in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a special trip with the extended fam or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's always loads of fun being in a new place together! The good news is that HomeAway has options to suit. At the moment, house holiday rentals are the hottest thing for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 80 featured on our database. The rental properties that can cater to large numbers around here include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 145 rental properties appropriate for that size. Stay a night from just £54.
  • After a holiday rental for 5 guests? We have 68 that will be perfect. You can get one for as low as £60 per night.
  • Going away with a group of 8? We offer 25 accommodation for rent that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £90 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your cousins and all your mates to Faversham.