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-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Sheerness a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Sheerness

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Sheerness-On-Sea Station.

Where to stay around Sheerness?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 411 vacation rentals near Sheerness. From 234 Houses to 74 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sheerness for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sheerness?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sheerness. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sheerness-On-Sea Station: 596 vacation rentals
  • Sheerness Heritage Centre: 585 vacation rentals
  • Blue Town Heritage Centre: 599 vacation rentals
  • Saint Thomas the Apostle, Harty: 726 vacation rentals
  • Southend-on-Sea Shoeburyness Station: 380 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sheerness?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 234 Houses in Sheerness. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sheerness include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 74 rentals available
  • Cabins: 68 rentals available
  • Cottages: 68 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sheerness?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Sheerness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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