Best Landmark in Rochester Upon Medway

Handpicked Top 3 Landmarks in Rochester Upon Medway, UK. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!

ROCHESTER CASTLE

Castle Hill, Rochester Upon Medway ME1 1SW

Since 1089

Castle, Tourist Attraction, Landmarks, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Heritage Site, Tower, Audio Guide, Monuments & Statues

Free Admission for Members - The 12th-century keep or stone tower, which is the castle's most prominent feature, is one of the best preserved in England or France - It is a Grade I listed building and Scheduled Monument

Price: Adult £6.40, Child (5-15 Years) £4.00, Concession £4.00 & Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) £16.80

rochester.castle@medway.gov.uk
english-heritage.org.uk/visit/pl...

Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

We have been visiting Rochester Castle since we were Kids as we are both from the Medway Towns. We have lived in Australia since 1976 and we were on a visit to the UK this year so Rochester Castle was a must do. This Castle was built by William the Conqueror and is over 900 years old. It is very well preserved and visitors are able to climb the stairs to the Battlements of the Keep. Some of the Foundations of the Castle Walls were built in Roman times. Definitely worth a visit.
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RESTORATION HOUSE

17-19 Crow Lane, Rochester Upon Medway ME1 1RF

Since 1522

Museum, Landmarks, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Heritage Site, House, Garden, Guided Tours, Programs, Events & Tea Shop

It is the amalgamation of two medieval buildings which were combined in the late 16th or early 17th century to create a mansion house just outside the south east corner of the city wall and it is a unique survival of a city mansion

Price: Adults £8.50, Senior Citizens, Students & Other Concessions £7.50, Family Ticket £20.00, Children Between 6 & 16 Yrs £4.25

robert.tucker@restorationhouse.co.uk
restorationhouse.co.uk

Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sat & Sun Closed

The old walled garden at Restoration House is a hidden gem; it includes a immaculate lawn and partarre, a pretty pond and water course, paths lead through old walls and steps to a greenhouse with geraniums and echiums, and a vegetable garden with espalliered fruit trees. You can climb up a tower and get a wonderful view of the house and gardens, and see what looks like a very large new exciting landscaping project under construction on a lower level. Theres also a small tea room in lovely.
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EASTGATE HOUSE

High Street, Rochester Upon Medway ME1 1ER

Since 1591

Museum, House, Landmarks, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Heritage Site, Wedding Venue, Gardens, Programs, Events & Shops

This grade I listed 16th and 17th century town house is one of the most impressive & distinctive buildings - Displays telling the story of this remarkable building and those who lived, worked and played there throughout more than 400 years of history

Discount: 15% Off for Groups of 10 or more & School Groups - 15% Off on concession price

Price: Adults £5.50, Concessions (inc. Friends Group) £4 & Family Ticket £15

eastgate.house@medway.gov.uk
medway.gov.uk/leisurecultureands...

Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon & Tue Closed

Grade 1 is usually reserved for castles and cathedrals, but this 16th century house has this special listing. Now towards the end of a substantial renovation, this is a visit for people who like buildings. Having a guide makes it much easier to trace the development of the house. And it is a help if you can 'take yourself back in time' The authentic light painted panelling is a shock at first until you realise that this colour was used to maximise the light coming into the building. I could go on but this really is worth a visit.
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