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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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The Precinct, Rochester ME1 1SX, England
+44 1634 843366
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hadn't been to Rochester in over 20 years. Had to visit the Cathedral as I fondly remember walking from Fort Pitt there to sing in our Christmas concert each year. Mums would come to listen. I remember the cool feeling, echos as we messed around...More

Thank helenskiMinnesota
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place, it is worth a visit. The coloured windows are amazing and all the place has a magical feeling.

Thank martavelvet
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful cathedral fully enjoyed by the whole family including brass rubbing for the children and also lovely to hear the choir rehearse. I highly recommend the tea rooms

Thank sage424
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the cathedral in Rochester, it is beautiful inside and out...has lovely gardens to sit and ponder and the crypt is a must see. There is also a lovely tea rooms in the cathedral grounds.

Thank Harleysuekent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being the second oldest cathedral in Britain being started in 604 it was a bit disappointing. What was interesting is that one could see the ages in time though the stone work. New bits being added though time, the old pews had long since gone...More

1  Thank Cyberhopper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I am in rochester i have to visit the cathedral, the history, the beauty and intricate carvings are stunning. It just so happened that we went on a day when the choir was practising, it was so beautiful it made you stop in your...More

1  Thank HonestFoodReviewLove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to visit, truly lovely; if you can catch a service well worth it. The area and high street to walk around, a nice day out.

Thank PokerFace13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful building - well worth meandering round and lighting a candle to remember a loved one!

Thank sampace1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A special evensong in a very lovely setting with excellent music. Plenty to look at of a historic nature

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I have a lovely walk around the cathedral. It is very big inside and brautifully decorated. You can get in for free,which is good if you are short for time and just want a quick peak.

Thank Nicola P
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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