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Rochester has many attractions for families as well as couples both locally and further afield in Kent. . There are many places to stay whether you are visiting for business or pleasure.
Rochester is one of Kent's two cathedral cities historic towns and is located in Medway, Kent. Rochester’s medieval cathedral is open daily to the public and is the second oldest in England . Rochester offers a perfect place to stay for a holiday or short break. Rochester is in the heart of Kent which is itself is known as the Garden of England. There are multiple quality hotels, bed and breakfast rooms, holiday lets, and guest houses in Rochester. Rochester offers plenty of options for travellers of all budgets and accommodation can be found in the town centre itself as well as in the surrounding area.
Rochester is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has always been an area of great strategic importance. Rochester Castle which sits on the banks of the River Medway just a stones throw away from the high street was built to guard the river crossing. The imposing Normal Castle remains offer the chance to step back in time. Visitors can take an audio tour to find out about the castles history and the events of the past.
Annually Rochester plays host to the Sweeps Festival over the May Day holiday weekend when the streets are filled with Morris dancers dressed as chimney sweeps. The festival celebrates history going back over 300 years when the chimney sweeps of the day were given a days holiday in the sun. Today the festival attracts thousands of visitors who come to witness the singing and dancing in the Victorian high street which continues late into the night in many local pubs over the three day weekend.
Charles Dickens spent 5 years of his childhood growing up in Rochester and returned there to spend the last 13 years of his life and it is said that Rochester was the inspiration of many of Dickens greatest works. Chatham Maritime Marina hosts the Dickens World Exhibition which is open Daily. Dickens is celebrated further both at Christmas with the Dickens Christmas Market set in Castle grounds and Dickens festival (late May early June) went the streets are filled with dancers, and street theatre and thousands of visitors.
Rochester is a great place for shopping for local produce, Visitors can visit the farmers market on Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays for 52 weeks of the year.
The Guildhall Museum is another popular place to visit especially as entry is free. The museum, which can be found in Rochester High Street, provides examples of local history of the Medway towns going back as far as Roman times. Displays have included a Dickens Gallery and the Castle under siege amongst many more.
The castle overlooks the River Medway along which it is possible to take a trip on the riverboat and relax for the afternoon.
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Rochester accommodation is varied and plentiful. There are Hotels and other properties with indoor and outdoor swimming pools and hot tubs those which will accommodate pets and those who offer an exclusive personal service and those that are willing to accommodate large groups and stag or hen parties. If you are looking for somewhere to party and stay over the new year period Rochesteris perfect for the occasion. Rochester offers something for everyone, the old and the young and day and night. Rochester is the perfect holiday venue. There are also a number of golf courses in the local vicinity making Rochesteran ideal venue if you are looking for a base for a short golfing weekend.
If you are looking for Late B&B, Hotel, self catering and caravan / camping deals and offers we hope we can help. Last minute availability for accommodation in Rochesterand the South East, Southern UK can be found on our www.kent-late-availability.co.uk website where you can find details of cottages, holiday cottages, hotels, caravan parks with rooms still available at short notice. Just Search our sister site offering accommodation in Tonbridge, Kent, UK, United Kingdom for Late availability, vacancies in Tonbridge, Kent, last-minute booking bargains and last minute vacancies at the best prices. Just contact the owners direct for any special cheap deals offered on the late availability site which covers accommodation across all of Kent. For short breaks in Tonbridge, Kent, South East just narrow the search by using this site. Last minute for accommodation in Southern England is always in demand. Rochesteris a great place to spend your UK Holiday, situated only one hours drive from the seaside and is close to many beautiful villages and old Oast houses.
For more information on Rochesterand the surrounding area see our visitors guide and our tourist information pages which include the following attractions:- (click on any of the attractions to view their website in a separate window)
Rochester. Hotels in Rochester are many and varied. The hotels cater for every possible need. The Hotel ratings vary from one to five stars. We have only included accredited hotels to ensure the standard is maintained at a high level. If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Rochester we advertise a great selection of B&B's, Farm Houses self-catering apartments, Bed and Breakfast properties and guest houses are situated throughout the region with many deep in the beautiful Rochester countryside.
Bed & Breakfast and Farm House ratings are from one to five diamonds. Most offer a truly personal and friendly service with accommodation usually within the homes of the providers. If you are looking to book accommodation at short notice in bed and breakfast, farm house, self catering or hotel accommodation please visit the kent-late-availability.co.uk website.
Cheap accommodation in Rochester can also be found. Holiday Parks, camping and caravanning in Rochester really leaves the holidaymaker spoilt for choice with facilities either in the glorious countryside or near to the town.
Caravan Parks + Camping and Holiday Parks are rated from one to five stars and vary from the small ‘family’ run to large comprehensive sites.
Self catering units are very varied and include stable conversions / apartments/ cottages and houses. They cater for a wide range of party sizes from the cosy two to large groups. Ratings are from one to five stars.
Guest Houses are available for all requirements within Rochester. Guest Houses are rated from one to five diamonds.
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