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Medway is only 30 miles from London and offers a fascinating range of heritage, maritime and visitor attractions in one destination.

Historic Rochester has strong connections with the great British author, Charles Dickens who lived and based many of his works in the area.

Rochester – castle, cathedral, Restoration House, Six Poor Travellers House and the Guildhall and Huguenot Museums . Summer 2017, Eastgate House opens.

Only 3 miles from Rochester – The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Royal Engineers Museum and Fort Amherst.

Festivals and events throughout the year.

Historic Rochester offers a variety of interest with shops, restaurants, pubs and local heritage attractions to visit all year round. Festivals start in early May with Sweeps, summer Dickens Festival, open air concerts at the castle and culminating with Christmas Markets and Dickensian Christmas.