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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 (148 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 …

£52
San Remo Parade Apartment
San Remo Parade Apartment

15b San Remo Parade, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 7RD

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated on the waterfront, this apartment is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cliffs Pavilion and Southend Pier. Beecroft Art Gallery …

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Waverley Guest House
Waverley Guest House

191 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (64 reviews)

Situated in Southend-on-Sea, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Southend Marine Activities Centre and Southend Pier. …

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Campanile restaurant BASILDON - East of London
Campanile restaurant BASILDON - East of London

A127 Southend Arterial Road, Basildon SS14 3AE

2.5 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (212 reviews)

Situated in Basildon, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of High Sports, Festival Leisure Park, and Festival Wakeboard Park. …

£35
The Queen Phillippa
The Queen Phillippa

High Street, Queenborough ME11 5AQ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (57 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this bed & breakfast is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Blue Town Heritage Centre and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from …

£58
Orsett Hall Hotel
Orsett Hall Hotel

Prince Charles Avenue, Grays RM16 3HS

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (70 reviews)

Located in Thurrock, this spa hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Coalhouse Fort, Lakeside Shopping Centre, and Lakeside Karting. …

£79
YHA Medway - Hostel
YHA Medway - Hostel

351 Capstone Road, Gillingham ME7 3JE

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Situated in Gillingham, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Capstone Farm Country Park and Chatham Ski and Snowboard …

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Best Western Manor Hotel
Best Western Manor Hotel

Hever Court Road, Gravesend DA12 5UQ

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (82 reviews)

Situated in Gravesend, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Jeskyns and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cold War Bunker an …

£59
The Shurland Hotel
The Shurland Hotel

81 High Street, Sheerness ME12 4EH

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (30 reviews)

Located in Eastchurch, this hotel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Minster Gatehouse Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Leysdown Coasta …

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Pontlands Park
Pontlands Park

West Hanningfield Road, Chelmsford CM2 8HR

4 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Located in the heart of Chelmsford, this hotel is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Chelmsford Cathedral and within 6 mi (10 km) of …

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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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