Welcome to Historic Swale

Historic Swale is an umbrella organisation set up to showcase the diverse and fascinating heritage of the Swale area.

Swale is an area of North Kent with a deceptively rich history. The towns of Sheerness, Sittingbourne and Faversham are only the beginning!

If you are a visitor please explore this site to find our museums, historic buildings and heritage attractions.

If you are local and looking to get involved, then there will be something for you here too!

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Rose Street Cottage of Curiosities, Sheerness

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Chart Gunpowder Mills

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Did You Know ?

Henry V at The Red Lion, Sittingbourne

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In November, 1415, King Henry V was entertained at the Lion Inn in the High Street on his return from the battle of Agincourt. 

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