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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 (116 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 Beaches Guest house - Adults Only
The Beaches Guest house - Adults Only

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

3.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (15 reviews)

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

£85
The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel

29 Broadway, Sheerness ME12 1AB

2.5 out of 5.0
2.7 out of 5 (19 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sheerness Heritage Centre and Blue Town Heritage Centre. Minster …

£40
Ramada Encore Chatham
Ramada Encore Chatham

Western Avenue, Chatham ME4 4NT

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (277 reviews)

This family-friendly Chatham hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Historic Dockyard Chatham, …

£50
Orsett Hall Hotel
Orsett Hall Hotel

Prince Charles Avenue, Grays RM16 3HS

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (58 reviews)

Situated in Grays, this boutique hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Coalhouse Fort, Lakeside Shopping Centre, and Tilbury Fort …

£79
YHA Medway - Hostel
YHA Medway - Hostel

351 Capstone Road, Gillingham ME7 3JE

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Situated in Gillingham, this hostel is 0 mi (0 km) from Capstone Farm Country Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gillingham Gol …

£39
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 (64 reviews)

Situated in Gravesend, this eco-friendly hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cold War Bunker, Gravesend Gurdwara, and Gravesend …

£53
The Leather Bottle
The Leather Bottle

54-56 The Street, Gravesend DA12 3BZ

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (116 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this inn is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Shorne Woods Country Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Rochester …

£60
Hempstead House Hotel
Hempstead House Hotel

London Road, Bapchild, Sittingbourne ME9 9PP

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (122 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this spa hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Sittingbourne Golf Centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of …

£120
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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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