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Rochester Cathedral

The Precinct, Rochester ME1 1SX, England
+44 1634 843366
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Private Kent Castles and White Cliffs of Dover Day Trip from London
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Dating from 604 AD, this is the second-oldest cathedral in England.
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The Precinct, Rochester ME1 1SX, England
+44 1634 843366
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Reviewed yesterday

Cool and peaceful. We visited just as the choir walked through to start a service. Very moving. Take time to walk and read. Free entry.

1  Thank TravelhappyEngland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While visiting the historic town of Rochester we saw the sights, Cathedral was beautiful & well worth the look, smaller than some BUT still gorgeous, cloister gardens are a real sun trap, could have spentore than the 20 minutes we had sitting out there. Well...More

1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even for those who take the view that religion of any sort has little or nothing to offer them at any time in their lives, and particularly when out and about on holiday, the sheer beauty of this building, allied to its history, surely does...More

1  Thank robertaberdeen71
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is something for everyone in Rochester, we have our wonderful Cathedral, and opposite our very own Castle where you can walk round and also go inside it. Everything is within a stone's throw from our new Rail Station. Lovely Restaurants and coffee shops so...More

1  Thank StaraClub
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a fabulous building - so many parts to discover . You can't help but feel in awe of the atmosphere and the serenity as you walk round - so many nooks and crannies to see. Spend time - it's well worth the time -...More

1  Thank nannypin
Reviewed 1 week ago

lover cathedral.very well laid out.staff very helpful.well worth a visit to combine the high street at same time.maybe take in a service at time of visit.fab acoustics and choir are superb

2  Thank derek t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you come to beautiful Rochester you must visit the cathedral, it's stunning, lovely staff to help and answer any questions you may have

2  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rochester has so much to offer one of my most favourite places in Kent. Each visit I discover something new and interesting.

2  Thank MachinClan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a Cathedral I knew much about before my visit, Rochester is a marvellous church much grander than I expected. From the Main Street in the town it appears none too grand, but it is best viewed from the exterior from across at the castle...More

2  Thank Tunes79
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know the cathedral well, living not so far away from it. It has always been a favourite of mine.But this was truly disappointing. The two greeters at the west door were busy chatting over a flower display, so I was completely ignored. All the...More

3  Thank patrick o
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10 October 2016|
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Response from Susan P | Reviewed this property |
A donation is advisable as this also helps with restoration etc. Also keeps it free for everyone to enjoy.
21 July 2016|
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Response from Victoria S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know, I wish I had read your question earlier as I was only there again yesterday