Charles Dickens spent most of his childhood in Chatham. He returned to near Rochester for the final years of his life when he was an established author and based many of his novels on the area.
Join Elijah Puddlephat visiting Dickens’ most loved places and inspiration behind many of his classic masterpieces. Tours start and finish in historic Rochester and include the villages of Cobham and Cooling, Cobham Hall and Dickens’ last home Gad’s Hill Place in Higham.
Find out about Dickens' life, work and the environment he lived in at the special display in the Guildhall Museum.
Experience Dickens World The Grand Tour – a 90-minute interactive guided tour that takes you back to Victorian England, the backdrop for most of Charles Dickens novels and short stories.
Discover the history of Rochester and Medway in a museum for all the family. Colourful and attractive displays in two stunning historic buildings feature the local, social and maritime history of Medway.
Rochester is home to the largest second-hand bookshop in England. Boasting so much character, there are thousands of books with a range of genres including Fiction, Natural History, Fine Art and many more!
Converted from a disused warehouse, Medway Little Theatre is also a great find in this historic town – a 96 seat theatre with professional actors and a lovely atmosphere. You will surely have a fantastic experience at this Theatre!
Use one of these offers and book your tickets in advance for a cheap day out.