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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Castle
“The castle's most prominent feature, the 12th-century keep or stone tower, is one of the best preserved in England or France. Standing on the east bank of the River Medway, Rochester served as a strategically important royal castle.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Church
“A short train ride out of London will bring you to Rochester in the Medway towns. A well preserved, historical town famed for it's annual Dickens festival . Cobbled streets, a castle and a cathedral make this a really nice day out. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“Important as a site of international maritime heritage and the most complete dockyard of the Age of Sail in the world. Situated within the dockyard is a museum, a working Victorian Ropery, an art gallery, three historic warships, The Copper Rivet Gin Distillery, a deli café & more.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Resto Italien de qualité, je conseille en entrée les poires au vin avec le jambon cru, et en plat principal les pasta frutti di mare!!! Et pour finir un tiramisu! Le service est impeccable!!!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Corner Shop
Restaurant
“Best Thai Restaurant on the High St, Thai Four Two is a small family run business catering Authentic Thai Cuisine. Located in Rochester. Address 164 High Street Rochester Kent ME1 1EX Hours: 12–2:15pm, 6–9:30pm www.facebook.com/thai42#_=_ Phone: 01634 840451”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“www.buckmore.co.uk Go karting, Buckmore Park Kart Circuit is an MSA approved outdoor kart racing circuit located just off junction 3 of the M2 in Chatham, Kent, England. It is owned by John Surtees, the only person to have won world Grand Prix championships in both Formula One car racing and Grand Prix motorcycle racing. Situated in a woodland setting between the M2 and M20 motorways directly above High Speed 1, its proximity to London makes it Britain's busiest circuit. With seven different fleets of kart the circuit offers karting experiences for all ages and experience levels. The circuit also hosts monthly MSA race meetings for owner/drivers and hosts National series annually. Buckmore Park is a circuit where many current and past Formula One drivers learned their trade, including Johnny Herbert and Formula 1 champions Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton, who was originally discovered by Ron Dennis in the 1996 Champions of the Future Event held at Buckmore Park. Although Buckmore Park is primarily a race circuit, it also has on-site conference and catering facilities.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice bar to hang out for drinks. Located on Rochester High Street, just 10 mins drive from the flat. Lovely garden out in the back.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Factory price for the famous brands such as M&S, Clarks, Next, Cadbury's etc. in the Dockside outlet.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A former farm converted into a landscaped park and open-space area. This park is set on 114 hectares of converted farm land, on the North Downs, near Walderslade. It is within the Kent Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Historic Site
“www.restorationhouse.co.uk/ Go and have a peak at where Dickens set Great Expectations, Miss Haversham's abode.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Une des demeures dans laquelle le fameux écrivain Charles Dickens a grandi. Il paraitrait que Dickens se serait grandement inspiré de ses années à Rochester pour écrire «Les Grandes Espérances ».”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent quality food and drink, great service and lovely intimate venue. Great for lunch and dinner.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“One of the ten must see of Rochester! The Rochester Guildhall was built in 1687 and is one of the finest 17th-century civic buildings in Kent Its staircase and main hall have magnificent plaster ceilings, given in 1695 by Admiral Sir Cloudsley Shovell, who was the Member of Parliament for the city of Rochester at the time.”
  • 1 local recommends