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The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Church Lane, Chatham ME4 4TZ, England
+44 1634 823800
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Call the Midwife Location Tour in Chatham
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Steeped in history, The Historic Dockyard Chatham is home to historic warships, a working Ropery, museum galleries and hundreds of compelling stories.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“submarine tour” (122 reviews)
“hms ocelot” (77 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Church Lane, Chatham ME4 4TZ, England
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+44 1634 823800
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"submarine tour"
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"hms ocelot"
in 77 reviews
"historic dockyard"
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"victorian ropery"
in 62 reviews
"hms cavalier"
in 102 reviews
"wooden walls"
in 27 reviews
"rope factory"
in 30 reviews
"big space"
in 28 reviews
"royal navy"
in 40 reviews
"commissioners house"
in 28 reviews
"rope works"
in 26 reviews
"all ages"
in 123 reviews
"sailing ship"
in 25 reviews
"large site"
in 24 reviews
"dock yard"
in 27 reviews
"ship building"
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"annual ticket"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went in early May on one of the few wet days in the month. The scale of the site means it's never busy and timed tickets for the attractions mean queuing - other than for lunch is minimal. Rope making demo is brought to life...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Afraid to say I was disappointed, the tour was mainly about buildings where certain scenes were shot and even only part pieces of buildings were used. Don’t get me wrong the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and knew her stuff but no Nonnatus House, shop...More

Thank Martin S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here on Saturday when they had an open day. There was loads going on because of the celebration but also loads to do on a normal day. It is the kind of attraction that you pay once and can go all year so...More

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Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Allisoncsuk Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Pleased to hear that you enjoyed the River Festival day here and had a great day out with all the family. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

there are some good ships to visit hms cavelier a destroyer,hms gannet sailing survey ship,hms ocelot submarine then to the rope works and other parts of the dock yard

Thank wclaing
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Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear wclaing Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Pleased to hear that you have enjoyed exploring the ships here - we hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit so mutch to see and do it took two visits tickets last for year so no extra cost staff are brilliant

Thank Michael C
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Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Michael C Thank you for your 5* review, Pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your visits and have come back twice already! Thank you for your kind comments regarding our staff, We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Loads to see and do from ships, a submarine, the rope shed, museums, as well as all the old buildings used as backdrops for films and tv shows.

Thank David L
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Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear David L Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Great to hear that you explore the site and enjoyed discovering the old buildings. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have spent a few weekends here and it’s always worth the trip, steam fairs, military fairs, also salute to the 40s is a good day too. The ropery tour is very interesting and also call the midwife tour my wife enjoyed. Just going on...More

Thank Andy D
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Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Andy D Thank you for your 5* review, Pleased to hear that you have spent many days here at different events and have been on the Call the Midwife tour too! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon,

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I brought a year ticket and have been back twice. Definitely recommend the rope tour and the tour of the submarine. So much to do you will need more than one day!

Thank franw329
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Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear franw329 Thank you for your 5* review, Great to hear that you have come back twice already and have enjoyed both of the guided tours! We hope to welcome you back again soon for our summer fun!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very disappointed in the fish and chips , top price for very poor fish, cod tasted like pollock . We had a nice day out everyone very welcoming .

Thank Teresa M
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Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Teresa M Sorry to hear that you were disappointed from your recent visit. We have passed on your feedback to the team and this will be investigated. We hope on your next visit, you will see improvements made.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here for a day trip that included a "Call the Midwife" tour alongside the other exhibits and had a great day. The site is large and to see everything would take more than a day but we got in a lot in our almost...More

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Historic C, Public Relations Manager at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear GTSSurrey Thank you for your 5* review from your recent visit, Pleased to hear that you spent most of the day here and were able to explore so much! Thank you for your kind comments, we hope to welcome you back again soon.

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tara a
2 June 2018|
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Response from Victoria S | Reviewed this property |
You pay one entrance fee and all activities within the dockyard are free. Also the ticket is valid for as many return visits as you please for a whole year
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Sarah D
6 May 2018|
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Response from Alistair L | Reviewed this property |
Not that I could see, the parking is just outside so if you have any bags that are not of the rucksack variety I would recommend leaving them in the car.
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26 March 2018|
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Response from 201loopyloo | Reviewed this property |
I've can't remember if there is a teaching platform or questionnaire specifically for students but if you contact them I'm sure they could accommodate you, sorry I couldn't be of more help
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