Sittingbourne is a town in the north of Kent and in the south-east of England. Having been an important location on the route towards Canterbury for pilgrims during the Middle Ages, Sittingbourne developed as a market town, before beginning to produce bricks and clay for use in London during the Industrial Revolution. Growing families will be delighted with the range of schools in the area for both primary and secondary education. Sporty types can make use of the local leisure centre, including a gym and sports hall; whilst children can enjoy a wave pool and flume. Shopaholics can visit The Forum, Sittingbourne's shopping centre, which features both independent and high-street shops. Professionals will be delighted with the short commute to London, taking only an hour on the train. Properties to rent in Sittingbourne range from cosy flats in charming converted homes to modern, purpose built apartments and perfect family homes to expansive houses in the nearby countryside.