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Rochester Dickens Festival - only £18!

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  • Tower Hill Coach Park

    Entrance on Petty Wales, London (map)

    54.560886 -2.212512

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  • Price: GBP18.00 /per person

    Refund policy

  • Rochester, on the Medway River in Kent, is a town full of character, and the place where the much-loved Victorian author Charles Dickens was born and died. In it's atmospheric streets, you can visit some locations from the novels, including Six Poor Traveller's House and Miss Haversham's 'home' Restoration House. Rochester is also home to a stately castle, and England's second oldest cathedral, built in 604. In December each year, the much anticipated Dickens Festival arrives.

    Packed with shopping stalls, Rochester becomes a feast of Victorian delights. There are lamp-lit parades, carols to be sung, Father Christmas to be met and even a guaranteed snowfall, framed by Rochester’s fairytale cathedral and castle. You’ll also see some familiar, fabled characters from Dickens’ much-loved stories.

    Highlights include the Seven Poor Travellers Procession, the Grand Parade, a candlelit procession, the open air carol concert, and roaming street performers.

    ​Cost

    £18 per person

    Included

    Return coach travel from London

    Not included

    Tickets to attractions, food & drink, gratuities

    Departure/Drop off point

    Option 1) Tower Hill Coach Park

    Look for the sign-posted pedestrian entrance on Petty Wales (painted yellow, underneath Wagamama) take the steps on the right and wait in front of the coach bays. 

    Option 2) Hall Place Car Park, Hall Place, Bourne Rd, Bexley DA5 1PQ 

    Wait by the coach bays at the far side of the car park.

    Departure time

    9.30am / 10.15am

    Return time*

    7.15pm / 8.00pm

    Schedule*

    09.30 – Depart Tower Hill

    10.15 – Depart Hall Place

    11.00 – Arrive Rochester at coach drop-off point

    18.30 – Depart Rochester

    19.15 – Arrive Hall Place

    20.00 – Arrive Tower Hill


    Hope to see you there, we'll have a DICKENS of a time (hehe!) Leave a comment below if you have any questions that aren't answered by the FAQ and I'll get back to you. Becca :-)

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Your organizer's refund policy for Rochester Dickens Festival - only £18!

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
  • the Meetup is rescheduled

Additional notes: No refunds if you miss the coach, sorry!

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