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Six Poor Travellers House

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Really sweet well looked after and felt steeped in authentic Dickensian history. Would recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holly H
Well worth a visit

Free to go in, they ask for donations. Very interesting and person on hand who is more than happy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jayne W
Bradley Stoke, United Kingdom
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“short story”(7 reviews)
“charles dickens”(14 reviews)
Also open some weekend during winter.
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97 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
+44 1634 823117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really sweet well looked after and felt steeped in authentic Dickensian history. Would recommend popping in. There was a table top sale the Sunday we visited. The small walled garden is pretty and nice to wander around on a sunny day.

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free to go in, they ask for donations. Very interesting and person on hand who is more than happy to give you all the basic info so you don’t have to read all the boards if you don’t want to. The room set ups give...More

Thank Jayne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cottage, bringing past into present. Keeps alive the generous spirit of Richard Wattes. Also has a charming old-world garden.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This old house is a place of historic interest located on the high street and it can visited for free (though donations are very welcomed). Built to host six poor travellers, it has become popular thanks to the Dickens' short story entitled The Seven Poor...More

Thank Resiak85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really well laid out, gives you a real sense of what it would have been to a poor traveller. Welcoming staff and beautiful garden.Well worth a visit.

Thank Peapod300
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to wander around and see how it actually was in a time that was not that long ago easy to read the displays which were few but interesting

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit took me back in time to see where they stayed in there rooms for the night was great

Thank susan1953ashdown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This house is on the high street and free to enter. Although there is not a huge amount to it is well worth a visit and very interesting. The walled garden is a delight and the people who run it are very passionate and helpful.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely time visting today granddaughter found it really interesting lovely garden too. Thank you for all your help.

Thank Josephine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Rochester many times and not seen this open. What a treat! No entry charge and whilst it is small it gives you another insight into Rochester’s history seen through the eyes of Charles Dickens. Well worth a visit if you’re passing. Lovely...More

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10 January 2017|
Response from Hayley G | Reviewed this property |
March-October Wednesday-Sunday 11am-1pm and 2pm-5pm