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Canvey Island is on the south coast of Essex.


Dutch Cottage Museum

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

A130 from Chelmsford.

By train[edit]

The nearest station is 1 Benfleet station which is on the line between London Fenchurch St and Southend-on-Sea. There are buses from Benfleet station to Canvey Island.

Get around[edit]

Map of Canvey Island


  • 1 Castle Point Transport Museum, 105 Point Rd, SS8 7TD. April - Oct 1 and 3rd Sunday every month + all Sundays in August 10AM-6PM. Volunteer-run museum in an old bus depot built in 1934 housing 30 vintage buses and various lorries.
  • 2 Dutch Cottage Museum, Canvey Road. Spring Bank Holiday - end Sept: Su 2:30PM-5PM, and some W. Built in 1618 by Dutch engineer who settled here to drain the land.
  • 3 The Bay Museum, The Old Desaussing Station, Western Esplanade, SS8 0AY. Sundays and bank holidays 10AM-4PM.
  • 4 Thorney Bay beach.


  • 1 Canvey Island F.C.. Play in the non-league. Their ground is below sea level. Canvey Island F.C. (Q2029340) on Wikidata Canvey Island F.C. on Wikipedia






Go next[edit]

Routes through Canvey Island
ChelmsfordBasildon  N UK road A130.svg S  END
Leigh-on-Sea ← Merges with A13 ← South Benfleet ←  NE US blank wide.svg S  END

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