One of England’s most charming and historic market towns, Faversham is in the heart of rural Kent with excellent links to London and beyond. It is home to great festivals, walks, attractions, accommodation, music and was delighted to be nominated as a Rising Star in the Great British High Street Awards in October 2015. Faversham markets are every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday. The Best of Faversham market is on the first and third Saturday of each month with Antiques and Vintage on the first Sunday.
VisitKent thinks highly of Faversham and its creek.
“A delight whatever the time of year, Faversham is bursting with a history dating back to late prehistoric times. Mentioned in The Domesday Book, it is known as the oldest market town in Kent. Faversham is a fascinating town for a day trip or a short break.
With excellent places to stay and located on a winding creek, Faversham is a unique treat, filled with half- timbered buildings and a full range of independent shops. Abbey Street described as ‘Britain’s finest medieval street’ is well worth a stroll. Today, the town is still home to the oldest and most thriving and growing market in Kent which runs three times a week in the same medieval market place it has done for hundreds of years, surrounded by a wealth of cafes, pubs, and independent shops including a number of antique and vintage traders.”
For more information on Faversham your first port of call: Visit Faversham