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Rochester Travel Guide: 78 reviews and 218 photos
It was quite by chance that we stayed in Rochester. We were travelling to Belgium and to break up the journey we had booked a hotel room here in Rochester.
Not having been here before we decided to get here ealier and have a look around and it was well worth the visit.
Rochester is a city in the County of Kent and is situated 20 miles south east of London. It has grown from a small saxon village to a large city.
The Norman Castle is over 900 years old and the Cathedral is the second oldest in the country. Also the author Charles Dickens lived here for many years.
Plans to build this castle to protect the city started in 1077. The castle was eventually finished in 1126 in the reign... more travel advice
The Dickens Centre, at Eastgate House on High Street is dedicated to Charles Dickens life and works. It is open every... more travel advice
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