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Top Things to do around the Isle of Sheppey

The Isle of Sheppey is a small Island off the North Kent Coast, but has a lot to offer.

Here are the top 10 things to do on the Isle of Sheppey!

1. The Beach

Beaches at Leysdown, Minster Leas and Sheerness boast 'Blue Flags' and 'Seaside Awards' from 'Keep Britain Tidy' for the summer of 2018, only the second time this has been achieved. Thanks to their stunning views and pristine sands, visitors flock to these beaches year after year to catch their fill of British sun and sea. Swale Borough Council and Minster Beach Hut Association (MBHA) are working together to provide beach huts on Minster Leas. The Council has recently extended the beach hut provision to Leysdown.

2. Shopping

Sheerness has a small high street, offering a variety of shops - both local and large businesses. There is also a newly developed retail park in Queenborough, Neat's Court, which consists of the larger retailers for all your needs!

3. Carnival

Every Summer, Sheppey hosts a carnival and fun fair in Sheerness town centre. In the evening, there is a firework display free for everyone to enjoy at Sheerness beach.

4. Food

Sheppey is home to many different yet amazing cafes, pubs and restaurants offering food to suit your every craving.

5. Promenade

Leysdown Promenade boasts a great playground, arcades, cafes, shops, rides, and most of all a blue flag beach.

6. Sheerness Town Centre

Sheerness Town Centre offers a variety of things to do, including the newly refurbished Sandpit playground, Sheppey Leisure Complex, children's paddling pool, skateboarding park, arcades, bowling and much more.

7. Island Cruises

Take a boat cruise around the waters of Sheppey and find out information about the Dockyard, Montgomery and maybe even see some seals swim by.

8. Blue Town

Blue Town is a small Village just past Sheerness, which is home to The Criterion Blue Town boasting some great historical information and open to tours! There is also a small cinema, theatre, friendly pubs and a glimpse of history with the historic Dockyard wall.