Sittingbourne is a large town with many retails outlets and places of interest. The station is in the town centre.It is the only town in the UK twinned with Ypres in Belgium, which is famous for battles in the First World War and the Menin Gate Memorial and war graves. In the war, Sittingbourne was used by German aircraft as a reference point on the way towards London. In modern times, there has been a lot of development around the town, which has a Heritage Museum and the Sittingbourne and Kemsley light railway. The town has a market on a Friday outside the Forum Shopping Centre.
A new attraction in Sittingbourne is the Cat Trail, a free, family friendly, self-guided walk along ‘Watling Street’, an important Roman road, which runs through the historic heart of Sittingbourne.
Station information can be found here www.southeasternrailway.co.uk/travel-information/more-travel-help/station-information/stations/sittingbourne
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