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Six Poor Travellers House

97 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
+44 1634 845609
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Very interesting

Visited here today with my hubby. Both of us like the work of Dickens and history, so this was a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lee-Anne B
via mobile
Much more interesting than you think

I have been here a few times recently when showing friends around Rochester and it is always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
60Ev
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Medway, United Kingdom
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97 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
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"courtyard garden"
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"short story"
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"charles dickens"
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"alms house"
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"little gem"
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"well worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"left money"
in 2 reviews
"the upper floors"
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"opening times"
in 2 reviews
"historical house"
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"rochester high street"
in 6 reviews
"interesting history"
in 5 reviews
"step back in time"
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"piece of history"
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"open to the public"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here today with my hubby. Both of us like the work of Dickens and history, so this was a good find for us. The story of Richard Watts was extremely interesting. The garden was beautiful. A delightful place.

Thank Lee-Anne B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here a few times recently when showing friends around Rochester and it is always interesting. It has a pretty garden out the back. It is worth taking time to look at everything in here and it is free but donations are appreciated

Thank 60Ev
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So interesting and so beautifully organised and set up, A charming courtyard garden was the final highlight . This is well worth a visit and likely to be a unique experience. Well done to all the conservation and restoration teams

1  Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to Rochester for anyone interested in History would be wasted without calling at this excellent venue. The building alone is worth the visit but there are also strong ties to Dickens and memorabilia of the period. The 'lodging' rooms of the 'poor men's'...More

Thank FRANK J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't know it existed until bumped into it! Such a great cause with rich history and still in use. The room downstairs were very well maintained and displayed, the garden was simply lovely. While worth a proper visit!

Thank jswiyg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Six Poor Travellers House is a definite must see if you're in Rochester. The beauty of the Tudor building and gardens are breath taking and the history behind it all is truly something I will not forgot. The staff were lovely, in-particular, one lady...More

Thank jaynejones2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today I visited, "The Six Poor Travelers' House. Richard Watts, MP for Rochester, provided for a charity house to be established in 1586, and it was to provide overnight accommodation for six poor travelers. It remained as a charity establishment until the start of WWII....More

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent little spot and garden and nice lesson in local history. Well cared for plants and very accommodating management who told us about the plants and history of the site.

2  Thank jimternet
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I visited this little gem today it's free entry just need to leave a donation , what a lovely place they have a small walled garden at the rear of the property it is absolutely beautiful with a lovely herb garden and the very nice...More

2  Thank tphilip1234
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Only had a brief time to spend in Rochester and stumbled on this medieval house with Dickens connections and a story to tell. Free entry (well, you should make a donation, actually), beautifully presented miniature rooms and a lovely little enclosed herb garden, just about...More

2  Thank johnS2450KW
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