Faversham is a historic Kent market town with easy access to excellent national and international transport links. Picturesque medieval buildings house a museum of Faversham history, a visitor information centre, and a Kentish book and gift shop. Guided town walks start from here every Saturday from Easter to October. Faversham was the centre of the nation's explosives industry for 400 years, and the 18th century Chart Gunpowder Mills are the oldest of their kind in the world. Shepherd Neame is Britain’s oldest brewery with a popular visitor centre in Court Street. Famed for its fresh local produce, the market in the heart of Faversham, which runs every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, is at least 900-years old, making it the oldest in Kent. More local food and drink producers, with local artists and craftspeople, visit the town on the first Saturday of the month for the Best of Faversham market.