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!

New in April 2022: Please see our Swale Migration Project page for a new book now available on-line.

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Eastchurch Aviation Museum

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Chart Gunpowder Mills

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Did You Know ?

Birthplace of British Aviation

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The Isle of Sheppey can claim to be the birthplace of British aviation.

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