DISCOVER ROCHESTER'S HISTORIC HIGH STREET

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ROCHESTER HISTORY WALKING TOURS

Whether you’re coming for a once-in-a-lifetime visit, or you’re a local and would like to know more about the town you call home, an entertaining walking tour with us is a great way of getting a real flavour of one of Britain’s most historic towns!

HISTORIC HIGH STREET TOUR - ONLY 20 PLACES!!!!

Originally an ancient trackway, Rochester High Street has been a main thoroughfare in and out of England for more than 3,000 years! Today it boasts an impressive range of nationally-important historic buildings with fascinating stories to tell.

Join us for a journey through time from the pre-Roman, to the present day – all in just 1,000 yards- and find out about..

two benefactors, born 200 years apart, whose legacies have helped maintained Rochester’s High Street as you see it today,

the street’s many connections with World famous author and novelist, Charles Dickens,

why you’ll find a French hospital hidden away in one of the most historic High Streets in Britain!

why knowing how to ‘read’ a historic building can give you clues to it’s true history,

.. and a whole lot more!

DURATION OF TOUR – The tour is in two parts with a coffee/snack break at halfway. Please allow a MINIMUM of three hours. There will be opportunities to rest your legs along the route!

WHAT’S THE COST? - That is entirely up to YOU.

We feel it is down to our guide to inform, educate and – above all – entertain you whilst on the tour. We also feel that NO ONE should be prevented from learning about our historic town due to cost.

So we DO NOT CHARGE IN ADVANCE.

There will be an opportunity to give a contribution/donation to your guide at the end. For guidance, the other organised tours in Rochester charge per adult between £4 for a one hour ‘quickie’, and up to £17 for a 3 hour special interest walk.

WHERE TO FIND OUR GUIDE - Meet your guide by the ‘Welcome to Rochester Castle’ sign board, by the Boley Hill car park, opposite the rear of Ye Arrow public house. Your guide will be holding a yellow meeting board showing ‘RHWT TOUR GUIDE’ so you can recognise them.

START TIME – PLEASE SEE THE EVENT LISTING AS TIMES VARY.

PARKING – If you are coming by car to Rochester, please make sure you have allowed sufficient time on your ticket as the enforcement officers take no prisoners!

For updates to your booking and telephone contact details for your guide, please email us at: rochesterhistorywalkingtours@gmail.com

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