Plan your Visit

It’s cold outside but we’re warm and woolly!

In the heart of a medieval market town, where something is always happening, just an hour’s train ride from London and with ample parking nearby, visiting couldn’t be easier! Find our standard and festive opening hours on this page, suggestions for public transport, and a guide to what’s on to help you plan your visit.

New for Autumn/Winter 2019 – we now open until 7pm on Wednesdays and Fridays so pop in for your post-commute “ahh” moment.

Like lots of yarny projects, this page is a work in progress, so do check back.

Opening Hours

Our standard weekly opening hours for squishing and shopping are as follows:

Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday – 10am – 5pm
Wednesday – 10am – 7pm
Thursday – 10am – 5pm and 7pm – 9pm for Knit and Stitch Night
Friday – 10am – 7pm
Saturday – 9am – 5pm
1st Sunday of the month: 10am – 4pm

Markets in Faversham

Faversham is a truly unique historic market town, with three chartered markets every week on a Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. The first Sunday of each month sees an antique market take place, and there are lots of festivals and events throughout the year. Here are the highlights over the next couple of months.

Getting to The Yarn Dispensary

Getting here couldn’t be simpler, accessible from public transport and by car.

By Car
Faversham has ample parking, both short and long stay car parks. Partridge Lane Car Park – £5 for 10 hours
Queen’s Hall Car Park – £5 for 10 hours
Central Car Park – short stay

There is also parking for short stay and blue badge holders on Court Street.

By Train

You can travel from London St Pancras to Faversham without changes and the average journey time is 1hr 6m.

From other local towns it’s also quick and convenient. Whitstable to Faversham is just 8 minutes.

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