Gillingham attractions

Gillingham attractions

GillinghamFrom Gillingham you can visit the white cliffs of Dover, many medieval towns, historic castles and bustling seaside resorts. Kent has an excellent road network, and the M20 and the M2 give easy access to London or the ports of Kent, where you can hop over to France or Belgium. This part of the world lives up to its reputation as the 'Garden of England'.

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Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

Attractions Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, The Old Surgery, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TZ. Tel: 01634 823800. 400 years of Britain's maritime history. An 80-acre estate with stunning historic architecture, historic ships and museum galleries. The Dockyard is also home to RNXS Museum, Police Museum and the Kingswear Paddle Steamer to cruise the River Medway. www.chdt.org.uk. About 2 miles west of Gillingham.

Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

Attractions Rochester Castle, Rochester, ME1 1SW. Tel: 01634 402276. Rochester Castle is a fine example of Norman architecture. The keep is 113 feet high and some of the walls are 12 feet thick. English Heritage. Charges apply. (Photo View of keep from castle grounds (c) English Heritage). www.english-heritage.org.uk. Location: About 4 miles west of Gillingham.

Rochester Castle

Eastgate House & The Charles Dickens Centre

Attractions Eastgate House & The Charles Dickens Centre Eastgate House, High Street, Rochester ME1 1EW. Tel: 01634 844176. Rochester, and the surrounding countryside, is where Charles Dickens spent many happy years. Eastgate House is a delightful Elizabethan house. Ordnance Terrace is a row of Georgian houses where Charles Dickens lived at what is now No. 11. Location: About 4 miles west of Gillingham.

Eastgate House & The Charles Dickens Centre

Attractions Rochester Cathedral, The Chapter Office, Garth House, The Precinct, Rochester, Kent ME1 1SX. Tel. 01634 843366. Admission is free to individuals, but donations are vital to the maintenance of this magnificent working cathedral. There is, however, a charge for group visits. Rochester Cathedral Shop & Tea-rooms. www.rochestercathedral.org. Location: About 4 miles west of Gillingham.

Rochester Cathedral

Attractions GILLINGHAM MARINA, 173 PIER ROAD, GILLINGHAM, KENT, ME7 1UB. Tel: 01634 280022. Gillingham Marina, set on the River Medway, has built up a fine reputation for its superb facilities. www.gillingham-marina.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Gillingham.

GILLINGHAM MARINA

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