Sheerness, Kent

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Sheerness is a town on the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent. It was originally built as a fort in the 16th century to protect the Naval dockyard at Chatham from attack. A naval dockyard was later built which closed in 1960. The Port of Sheerness is one of the largest foreign car import locations in the UK.

Sheerness has a 19th Century pier and a promenade. The Sheerness sand and shingle beach has a European Blue Flag award.

 

Sheerness Map

Some of our Twitter favourites from around Kent ...

Sunset at Whitstable now. So long since i've seen the sun set .... http://t.co/4xPZ3lbabK

30 Oct 13

beautiful day in Broadstairs! http://t.co/ZlgzjI3luR

14 Aug 13

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About Kent

Sheerness is located in the county of Kent. Kent is known as the 'Garden of England', but also boasts many miles of coastline stretching round from the Thames estuary to East Sussex. The coast line includes the famous white cliffs of Dover.

 

Sheerness blog news

Blog entries

Bexhill Sea Angling Festival
Aug 7, 2013
New website launched
Jul 8, 2013
Top 5 Coastal Breaks
December 12, 2011

 

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