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Rochester Cathedral

The Precinct, Rochester ME1 1SX, England
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, the staff could not be more helpful, knowledgeable and welcoming. A lovely visit.

Thank Afamilyof2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have lived in Medway all my life and have never visited Rochester Cathedral, I'm so glad I finally have. Its simply stunning. Take time out to read up on the history as it makes it so much more interesting plus spouting off facts to your...More

Thank maxine d
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend visiting this place as we did when visiting the Christmas Markets. It very close to the high Street and Rochester Castle.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very similar to Canterbury Cathedral in terms of design, history etc but just on a smaller scale which in some ways makes it more accessible. The lack of tourists also mean it feels a little more private as you walk round. Love the inside with...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I’m honest I’m not always a fan of Cathedrals but as I was passing and it was open we looked in. In amongst the wonderful medieval architecture we found friendly guides telling us about the things to look for which made it so interesting....More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just attended the Dickensian festival Christmas parade, and made our way through the busy crowds when they announced that the carol service was about to begin. Despite huge crowds outside there was still seating available inside. I've been many times, the last was...More

Thank Clive B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rochester Cathedral is worth a visit. Admission is free, however a gift is appreciated. There are lots of interesting things to see and explore in the cathedral. Take also a look at the cloister gardens.

Thank Toon N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the helpful welcome, all the informative boards, to the enthusiastic volunteers in the library and crypt, our visit was a pleasure from start to finish. There is much to see in this lovely old cathedral and it was a pleasure to give a donation...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a visit to Rochester Castle, my husband and I decided to have a look through the nearby cathedral. Some major points of interest is the differing architecture from different periods that you can see inside the cathedral. The crypt is gorgeous and the cloisters...More

Thank jodie_amanda
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Bit dark and gloomy for my tastes, but there's some wonderful stonework and windows to look at. No reason to visit Rochester and not look in, worth half an hour of anyone's time.

Thank James K
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