Other Heritage Sites

Rose Street Cottage is proud to promote both Sheppey’s and Swale’s heritage and it also supports the work of other groups on the island preserving its history. We welcome all visitors to the cottage but also urge you to take time to look at what else Sheppey and Swale has to offer. Here are some suggestions:

On Sheppey

The Criterion Bluetown Heritage Centre
A large collection of memorabilia and artefacts plus the Criterion theatre and cinema.

Visit the Aviation Centre at Eastchurch, to discover how Sheppey was at the pioneering heart of flying Britain.  For more Aviation firsts, visit Muswell Manor in Leysdown http://www.muswellmanor.co.uk/aviation-vactions.php

Minster Gatehouse Museum
Discover 1,000 years of history at the beautifully preserved Minster Abbey building.  For in-depth discussions and updates on Sheppey’s rich history, visit The Sheppey History Page on Facebook.

Queenborough Guildhall Museum
Queenborough Guidlhall Museum tells the fascinating story of this historic town, from a small Saxon Settlement to a wealthy Borough and Royal Castle built by Edward III.

For information about HMS Wildfire in relation to Sheerness and Queenborough

In and around Sittingbourne

Milton Regis Court Hall: http://www.friendsofmiltonregiscourthall.co.uk/
Heritage Hub, Sittingbourne http://www.hrgs.co.uk/heritage-hub/
Old Forge Wartime House http://oldforgewartimehouse.co.uk/
Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway http://www.sklr.net/
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum http://www.sittingbourne-museum.co.uk/

To search for all Swale-based attractions: http://www.visit-swale.co.uk

To search for other heritage attractions in Kent: http://www.wherecanwego.com