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All reviews courtyard garden short story little gem charles dickens ground floor well worth a visit charity house historic house haven of peace opening times pretty garden piece of history rochester high street stayed here historical information old world run by volunteers
A visit to Rochester is not complete without a stop at the six poor travellers. This little house has bundles of history and charm and tells wonderful stories of a charity that hundreds of years later still helps people in need. A special mention to...More
The building was interesting but the information I found confusing and not of much use. The gdn is as big as the house and the plants are labelled with their uses etc. Due to it being dickens weekend the house was crowd.
This well-known landmark is a fixture of Rochester High Street, for good reason. It’s history extends far beyond Charles Dickens story and actually began in 1490. It has served as an almshouse, a penitentiary, and a travellers’ lodge. The small, ground floor museum traces this...More
The little rooms for the poor travellers to sleep in told so much about the social conditions
of the the times. We stumbled upon this museum half an hour before it was due to close at the end of the day & I am so...More
A really lovely little museum that informs visitors about a period of time in England's history about vagabonds and rogues. The link to Charles Dickens is great. Please do read his book 'The Seven Poor Travelers' before visiting. It will make the visit so much...More
Lived in Medway for years and found this place only recently. Takes only 20 minutes to have a look round this place but the well maintained garden is a haven of peace and quiet. You wouldn't think this place was between 2 busy roads.
What a little gem we found in Rochester this weekend. Free and fascinating discovery. Dickens visited this wonderful attraction with immaculate courtyard garden at the back. Well worth a visit. A great find and also a glimpse in to social history.