Have you Thought about a Holiday in Kent?
Get closer to Kent, the garden of England
Do you need a break? Are you looking for a quaint and romantic holiday? Or just fancy a nice day out? Kent is the place to go.
Kent has something to offer all of the family. From museums to theatres and music venues, whatever you are after, take a trip to Kent and you won't be disappointed!
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Discover historic Rochester, where you will find a wonderful blend of ancient and modern in the heart of the "garden of England".
A city steeped in history, dominated by a fine Norman Castle and Cathedral, bounded by the maritime traditions and spirit of past British naval dominance on the River Medway.
For a memorable day out or an interesting and romantic week-end, visit once and you will be hooked
Experience the carnival atmosphere of the Dickens and Sweeps festivals or just take a boat trip on the Medway. You'll fall in love with the laid-back atmosphere of the city.
Places of interest
|For the day-tripper
Places close to the shopping area include:
Rochester Castle - One of the best preserved and finest examples of Norman architecture in England. The grounds are good for a picnic stop.
Rochester Cathedral - England's second oldest foundation. Its architecture is Norman and early English.
Guildhall Museum - An excellent and free museum stuffed with interesting artefacts, plus the Prison Hulks experience.
Restoration House & Garden - A unique Elizabethan city mansion. It is "Satis House" of Great Expectations. Limited opening hours.
The Six Poor Travellers (almshouses) - A sixteenth century building once, as its name suggests, was a lodge for weary travellers.
In addition to these there are many other interesting and historic buildings along the High Street.
|For the 'weekender'
Some half- day visits are suggested;
Upnor Castle - A short way out of the city, this splendid 16th century fortification stands on the banks of the Medway, in the quaint village of Upnor.
Fort Amherst - On the hills overlooking Chatham and the river stands this rambling Napoleonic fort with its huge network of tunnels. One of several forts that encircle the Medway Towns.
Gads Hill Place - Once the home of Charles Dickens is a few miles from Rochester, at Higham
Royal Engineers Museum - In Gillingham, is a fascinating collection of exhibits charting the history of military engineering through the years.
For longer visits
Enjoy your stay!
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