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Six Poor Travellers House

97 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
+44 1634 845609
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Old Travellers House

Visiting Rochester, then add this little gem of a house to your visiting list. Step back in time to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fonzie116B
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London, United Kingdom
Terina Sylvester

Lovely gem. Good to see a historic house which has a long history of such good deeds. Very helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Terina S
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“short story” (6 reviews)
“alms house” (4 reviews)
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97 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
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+44 1634 845609
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"courtyard garden"
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"short story"
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"alms house"
in 4 reviews
"charles dickens"
in 12 reviews
"little gem"
in 8 reviews
"left money"
in 2 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 11 reviews
"the upper floors"
in 2 reviews
"historical house"
in 2 reviews
"rochester high street"
in 6 reviews
"donations welcomed"
in 2 reviews
"front door"
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"small donation"
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"piece of history"
in 3 reviews
"open to the public"
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"on display"
in 3 reviews
"interesting place"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting Rochester, then add this little gem of a house to your visiting list. Step back in time to see how poor travellers were given food and lodging for 1 night only. Located on the main street in the Historic Quarter you enter a small...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely gem. Good to see a historic house which has a long history of such good deeds. Very helpful and informative guide. Lovely garden as well.

Thank Terina S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rags hunt boarded the bus at Cardiff General station. He was dressed in his usual battered old jacket and knee worn trousers held up by string and a pair of old scuffed boots. I never knew his real name apart from the surname and everyone...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lady was very helpful and explained all about this house and surrounding buildings excellently to our French friends. Would definitely come again in the better weather!

Thank Eden K
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

There is a Roman road in the cellar, that's how old it is. Wonderful warm welcome from staff, and we were lucky to find it open on Good Friday. The use of the house is chronicled by Dickens, and it shows how the poor were...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is interesting to see during events such as Dickens festival in June . Usually the staff will be dressed in period clothes as will many people during the festival - if the weather is good its a great day out

1  Thank Soo M
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Very interesting tour ,a small part of it was this small atmospheric building located on the high street

Thank wendypollard
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Not a lot to see here, but interesting enough. The small garden is lovely. Make it part of a tour of old Rochester.

1  Thank Jay1048
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Fascinating in the extreme. A brilliant concept - So much for modern life and progress as a need for such institutions today. A visit will explain.

1  Thank Martin G
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Highlight of this interesting old travellers rest house is the beautiful little walled garden with all its different herbs, the house and its story are well worth a visit, and its free so leave a donation please

1  Thank lincolnhatter
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