civil parish and reclaimed island in the Thames estuary in Essex, England

Canvey Island is on the south coast of Essex.


Dutch Cottage Museum

Get inEdit

By carEdit

A130 from Chelmsford.

By trainEdit

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 aroundEdit


  • 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.







Go nextEdit

Routes through Canvey Island
ChelmsfordBasildon  N   S  END
Leigh-on-Sea ← Merges with   ← South Benfleet ←  NE   S  END

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