Another great destination for a day trip for Charles Dickens lover’s is Rochester. This 90-minute journey takes you to the past in English culture and tradition. Rochester truly is a hidden gem in Kent and is well worth visiting. Our tour offers great marvels in Historical Rochester. The Norman castle, cherished by Charles Dickens, beautiful Rochester Cathedral, founded in 604, enjoy the beautiful views over the magnificent Rochester Castle. Dickens' childhood in Medway was spent here and the author was so inspired by Historic Rochester. Many of the buildings in Dickens' works such as Amazing Restoration House, which in Dickens' novel Great Expectations served as Estella and Miss Havisham's home. An Elizabethan Eastgate House he used in several novels such as Westgate in The Pickwick Papers and as the Nun's House in The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Tourope UK's APTG qualified Blue Badge professional guide will tell you all about the most important landmarks in Rochester today. Join us!