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Oyster Fleet Hotel
Oyster Fleet Hotel

Knightswick Road, Canvey Island SS8 9PA

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (108 reviews)

Situated in Canvey Island, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Castle Point Transport Museum and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Dutch …

£48
The Ilfracombe House
The Ilfracombe House

9-13 Wilson Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1HG

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (89 reviews)

Located in the heart of Southend-on-Sea, this boutique guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Westcliff Gardens and Southen …

£74
The Lodge Guest House
The Lodge Guest House

Chapel Road, Rochester ME3 0BZ

2.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (11 reviews)

Situated in Rochester, this bed & breakfast is within 16 mi (25 km) of Upnor Castle, Rochester Cathedral, and Rochester Castl …

£32
Frasers - Guest house
Frasers - Guest house

5 Maltings Road, Wickford SS11 7RF

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (84 reviews)

Situated in Wickford, this bed & breakfast is within 9 mi (15 km) of Hockley Woods, Belfairs Woods, and Festival Leisure Park …

£75
Greenwoods Hotel Spa And Retreat
Greenwoods Hotel Spa And Retreat

Stock Road, Ingatestone CM4 9BE

1 out of 5 (1 reviews)

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Stifford Clays Hotel
Stifford Clays Hotel

Stifford Clays Farm, Grays RM16 3NL

3.0 out of 5.0
2 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Situated in Grays, this guesthouse is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Lakeside Shopping Centre and within 9 mi (15 km) of Arena Essex …

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Jessamine House
Jessamine House

4 London Road, Gravesend DA11 9JE

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (33 reviews)

Situated in Gravesend, this bed & breakfast is within 2 mi (3 km) of Pocahontas Statue, Gravesend Town Pier, and Gravesend …

£65
Detling Coachhouse Bed & Breakfast
Detling Coachhouse Bed & Breakfast

Scragged Oak Road, Maidstone ME14 3HB

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (43 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this bed & breakfast is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from White Horse Wood Country Park and within 3 mi (5 k …

£78
Hotel Campanile Dartford
Hotel Campanile Dartford

1 Clipper Boulevard West, Dartford DA2 6QN

2.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (419 reviews)

Situated in Dartford, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Bluewater Shopping Centre, Orchard Theatre, and Dartford Borough …

£45
The Riverside Chelmsford
The Riverside Chelmsford

Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ

4 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Situated in Chelmsford, this inn is 14.9 mi (24 km) from Kelvedon Hatch and within 25 mi (40 km) of Southend Pier and …

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Pocket Guide: Canvey Island Castle Point Transport Museum Hotels

Castle Point Transport Museum is located on Canvey Island in Essex and is a fascinating repository of historic vehicles, displaying vintage buses, coaches, cars and all sorts of transporting paraphernalia. Keeping with the theme, the museum is housed in an old bus depot that was first built in 1934. In 1979, Castle Point Transport Museum was opened to the public and remains one of the region's top attractions; well worth the visit if you're staying in a nearby Essex hotel.

Explore the History of Transport from Your Hotels in Essex

Today, Castle Point Transport Museum is run entirely by volunteers and opening hours are limited to the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month between April and October and every Sunday during August, so if you're staying in a nearby Essex hotel you should time your visit accordingly. Once inside, you can explore a fascinating collection of transport and memorabilia from the 1940s through to the 1990s, including vintage ticket machines, historic uniforms as well as all manner of classic vehicles. Every October the museum runs an open day, where the buses come alive and you and your family can enjoy rides around the island, refreshments, and a fun festival atmosphere.

In Easy Reach of Essex Hotels

There are many quality Essex Hotels in easy reach of Canvey Island and Castle Point Transport Museum, including Hamilton's Boutique Accommodation and Roslin Reach Hotel, both top-notch hotels located in nearby Southend-on-Sea. Wherever you're staying in Essex, the drive to Canvey Island is certainly worth it, not least to learn about how people used to get around at the Transport Museum.

If you're heading to Castle Point Transport Museum, you'll be amazed by Canvey Island itself - which is a reclaimed island in the Thames Estuary and is surrounded by giant sea walls. This popular tourist destination has lots to keep families occupied, from retail outlets to seafront eateries such as Labworth Café. You can explore the history of this unique seaside locale at the Heritage Centre on Canvey Road. Canvey Island and the Museum is easily reached by car and the nearest train station is Benfleet Railway, which is roughly two miles away.

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