Attractions and Places to Visit in Medway
Medway is a diverse and exciting destination with so much to see and do. It is steeped in history and rich in military and maritime heritage. Medway has attracted Normans, pilgrims and kings and queens over the centuries.
It has guided pilgrims to its shrines and inspired some of the greatest men in history. Historic Rochester was also known by many monarchs over the centuries. You will surely stumble upon numerous attractions when visiting the Area.
Chatham Historic Dockyard
We have 2 tours available for visitors to discover. Both of these are included in your annual ticket. To book onto a tour, please make your way down the ramp to the Plan Your Visit area.
Set in tranquil grounds adjoining a riverside village, this rare example of an Elizabethan artillery fort was begun in 1559 and redeveloped in 1599-1601, to protect warships moored at Chatham dockyards.
Strategically placed astride the London Road, guarding an important crossing of the River Medway, this imposing fortress has a complex history of destruction and rebuilding.