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Six Poor Travellers

Excellent little spot and garden and nice lesson in local history. Well cared for plants and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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I visited this little gem today it's free entry just need to leave a donation , what a lovely place... read more

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97 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank tphilip1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank johnS2450KW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely building from the front reveals a home of rest within where, were it available today I'd like to be put up for the night. A lovely courtyard garden tended by the resident custodian.This is a free museum so a donation helps the preservation...More

1  Thank stephenbailey11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wandered unknowing into this house on the main street and discovered a fascinating story of generosity stretching back 400 years. This is a simple museum, modestly furnished. The story of Richard Watts who started a charitable trust is clearly told, and how the Trust...More

3  Thank galliard08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this - fascinating story and remarkable the charity is still active. Thank you to the lovely ladies for their knowledge and enthusiasm.

1  Thank Granty60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 16th century house is well worth stumbling upon. A gem of a place in Rochester High Street, which oozes wonderful history of Richard Watts and how he helped the poor and homeless folk of that time. This house was an inspiration for "Charles Dickens"...More

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small house has such an interesting history and the curator has done a really good job in explaining its history through objects and history panels. I wanted to read every panel as found it so interesting. The small garden is a lovely spot too....More

1  Thank WWalks
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The Six Poor Travellers in Rochester is an impressive Grade One listed building which dates from around the 16th Century. A historic gem which gives you an insight into Richard Watts generosity of helping others who were less fortunate. Every room you step into gives...More

1  Thank berenicelegresley
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Just went to Rochester to pick up castle concert tickets and spotted the house open and decided to go in. The house has a very interesting history which is explained on your visit. It has a delightful walled garden at the back where we spent...More

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