Aviator, Sheerness - Exterior

Local area

The Aviator is centrally situated in the Isle of Sheppey, a short drive from its top tourist attractions.

Bartons Point Coastal Park

Set in over 40 acres of outstanding natural beauty, it boasts activities for all the family, including a 9 hole Pitch-and-Putt Course, adventure playground, miniature steam railway, and salt-water lake.

www.bartonspointcoastalpark.co.uk

Distance from The Aviator: 10 minute car journey

Leysdown Beach

An award-winning family-friendly sandy beach, backed by a traditional promenade with shops and amusement arcades.

www.swale.gov.uk/seafront

Distance from The Aviator: 15 minute car journey

Elmley RSPB nature reserve

A renowned wildlife spot with the highest concentration of breeding waders such as lapwing, redshank, avocet, oyster catcher in lowland UK. It is also crammed full of heritage and history, including the house where King James II was imprisoned in 1688, the remains of a Victorian village and the marshes that inspired Dickens’ Great Expectations.

www.elmleynaturereserve.co.uk

Distance from The Aviator: 9 minute car journey

Minster Abbey and Gatehouse Museum

The Gatehouse Museum is housed in a 1,000-year-old listed building next to the historic Minster Abbey, which is still home to a monastic community. Visitors can enjoy spectacular views from the Gatehouse battlements, 200 feet above sea level. It houses a wide range of exhibits including fossils, Roman coins, wartime relics, Victorian costumes, local paintings, and photographs.

www.minstergatehouse.co.uk

Distance from The Aviator: 8 minute car journey