Rochester
in Medway of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.388 and 0.505 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 23' 15" and E 0° 30' 19"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:19 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:56 am and 3:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Rochester

Rochester in Medway (England) with it's 28,671 habitants is a town located in United Kingdom about 28 mi (or 46 km) east of London, the country's capital town.

Time in Rochester is now 02:19 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 11 airports closer to Rochester, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Rochester Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), North-West. Also, if you like the game of golf, there are some options within driving distance. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cuxton, Cooling, Halling, High Halstow and Boxley. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 8°C / 46 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 997 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 65% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 16th of December 2019

9°C (48 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 17th of December 2019

5°C (41 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Wednesday, 18th of December 2019

6°C (42 °F)
5°C (40 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

BRIDGEWOOD MANOR - QHOTELS

Address
3,1 mi
BRIDGEWOOD ROUNDABOUT WALDERSLADE WOODS
ME5 9AX Chatham
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE CHATHAM MARITIME

Address
1,4 mi
WESTERN AVENUE CHATHAM HISTORIC DCOKYARD
ME4 4NT Chatham Historic Dockyard
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn ROCHESTER - CHATHAM

Address
2,8 mi
Maidstone Road
ME5 9SF ROCHESTER
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Inn on the Lake

Address
3,7 mi
unknown
DA12 3HB Gravesend
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Detling Coachhouse Bed & Breakfast

Address
6,7 mi
Scragged Oak Road
ME14 3HB Detling,Maidstone
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Gillingham Business Park

Address
3,0 mi
WILL ADAMS WAY
ME8 6BY Gillingham
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Chatham/Gillingham (Vic Pier)

Address
2,1 mi
BLAKE AVENUE
ME7 1GB GILLINGHAM
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Views Around Rochester, Kent, England - 3rd June, 2014

Published: June 08, 2014
Length: 40:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

Rochester is a town and former city in the unitary authority of Medway in South East England. It is at the lowest bridging point of the River Medway about 30 miles (48 km) from London. The...


Rochester Railway Station, Kent, England - 3rd June, 2014

Published: June 07, 2014
Length: 01:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

Views from the platform at Rochester Railway Station of passing rail traffic. This includes the following train operating companies and classes: Southeastern classes 375, 395 (Javelin) and...


Rochester to Strood, views over the Medway from a Javelin, Kent, England - 3rd June, 2014

Published: June 07, 2014
Length: 24:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

This short film shows Northerly views from a London bound Javelin train as it makes the very short journey across the Medway Estuary from Rochester to Strood across the historic Rochester Bridge.


Rochester Thistle by The Witchmen

Published: March 18, 2013
Length: 39:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ryan Grayley

Rochester Thistle by The Witchmen Border Morris dancing at the Rochester Sweeps Festival 1 May 2010. http://www.witchmen.com/ http://www.medway.gov.uk/sweepsfestival Film copyright Ryan...


The Comings and Goings of Rochester Trains

Published: April 06, 2013
Length: 18:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: bill a graham

A variety of EMUs arriving and departing Rochester station.


Dickensian Christmas Festival Parade // 2012 // Rochester, UK

Published: December 01, 2012
Length: 19:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MedwayTimes

Grand Parade at Dickensian Festival 2012, Rochester, UK. Here is a link to our photo story of this spectacular event: http://www.medwaytimes.co.uk The Grand Parade is one of the central...


376005 | 2L30 Charing Cross - Gillingham | Rochester

Published: December 06, 2012
Length: 56:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lewis Smith

376005 Leaves Rochester Working 2L30 11:09 Charing Cross - Gillingham.


Humbug Theatre Company - A Christmas Carol - Rochester Dickens Festival 2011

Published: December 26, 2011
Length: 57:30 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: raplma

Rochester England puts on two festivals to remember the work of Charles Dickens. Our church Rochester Baptist Church takes part in various ways, including street drama. This is our adaptation...


Rochester Dickensian Christmas 2012.

Published: December 02, 2012
Length: 02:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: pjoverhere

Our visit to 'Dickens' Rochester. Grand Parade Sunday December 2nd 2012.


377504 & 377201 Pass 375811,375901 & 375618 At Rochester

Published: April 11, 2009
Length: 47:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: goonerlewis16

After Working 1S03 16:22 Bedford - Gillingham First Capital Connect/Southeastern Service 377504 & 377201 Pass Rochester Working 5K94 18+52 Gillingham - Victoria and Passes 375811,375901 ...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

A229 road

The A229 is a major road running north-south through Kent. The road begins in the Medway town of Rochester at the foot of Star Hill forming a junction with the A2 road. It then climbs up through the built-up area of Chatham, passing Troy Town and Rochester Airport before descending the slope of the North Downs at Blue Bell Hill. As it reaches the summit of the climb there is the first of two complicated series of junctions, this with the M2 motorway.

Located at 51.3833, 0.5088 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roads in Kent

Diocese of Rochester

The Diocese of Rochester is a Church of England diocese in South-East England and forms part of the Province of Canterbury. It is an ancient diocese, having been established in 604; only the neighbouring Diocese of Canterbury is older in the Church of England.

Located at 51.3889, 0.503333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Anglican Diocese of Rochester, 604 establishments, Dioceses established in the 7th century, Christianity in Kent

Restoration House

Restoration House in Rochester, Medway, South East England, is a fine example of an Elizabethan mansion. It is so named after the visit of King Charles II on the eve of his restoration. Charles had landed in Dover on 25 May 1660 and by the evening of the 28th arrived in Rochester. He was received by the Mayor and eventually retired for the night to the home of Colonel Gibbon. The following day Charles continued to London and was proclaimed King on 29 May, his 30th birthday.

Located at 51.3867, 0.5048 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Country houses in Kent, Historic house museums in Kent, Rochester, Kent

City of Rochester-upon-Medway

Rochester-upon-Medway was a local government district in north Kent, England from 1974 to 1998. The district was formed as the District of Medway under the Local Government Act 1972 on 1 April 1974, as a merger of the municipal borough and city of Rochester, the borough of Chatham and most of Strood Rural District. The district council was granted a charter entitling it to be known as the Borough of Medway, and preserving the mayoralties of Rochester and Chatham.

Located at 51.3932, 0.4988 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local government in Kent, Cities in South East England, Former non-metropolitan districts of Kent

Rochester (UK Parliament constituency)

Rochester was a parliamentary constituency in Kent. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of England from 1295 to 1707, then to the House of Commons of Great Britain from 1708 to 1800, and finally to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 until the 1885 general election, when its representation was reduced to one seat. In 1918, it was split between Chatham, Gillingham and the "old", rural, Medway constituency.

Located at 51.3833, 0.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parliamentary constituencies in Kent (historic), Politics of Medway, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1918, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1295

Rochester Bridge

Rochester Bridge in Rochester, Medway was for centuries the lowest fixed crossing of the River Medway in South East England. There have been several generations of bridge at this spot, and the current "bridge" is in fact four separate bridges: two carrying the A2 road, one carrying the railway and one carrying all the service pipes and cables. The bridge links the towns of Strood and Rochester in Medway.

Located at 51.3922, 0.5008 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rochester, Kent, Transport in Medway, Bridges in Kent, Through arch bridges, Bridges completed in 1391, Bridges completed in 1856, Bridges completed in 1914, Bridges completed in 1970, Stone bridges

Richard Watts

Richard Watts (1529–1579) was a successful businessman and MP for Rochester, Kent in the 1570s. He supplied rations for the English Navy as deputy victualler and supervised the construction of Upnor Castle. Famed locally for his philanthropy, he died on 10 September 1579, leaving money in his will to establish the Richard Watts Charity and Six Poor Travellers House in Rochester High Street. He is buried, in accordance with his will, in Rochester Cathedral.

Located at 51.389, 0.503293 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
English politicians, English philanthropists, Members of the Parliament of England (pre-1707), People from Rochester, Kent, 1529 births, 1579 deaths, People of the Tudor period, 16th-century English people

Chatham Central railway station

Chatham Central was the terminus of the Chatham Extension from Strood serving the towns of Chatham and Rochester. The station was opened by the South Eastern Railway which merged with the London, Chatham and Dover Railway to form the South Eastern and Chatham Railway in 1899.

Located at 51.3848, 0.5125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Kent, Former South Eastern Railway (UK) stations, Railway stations opened in 1892, Railway stations closed in 1911, Chatham, Kent

Rochester Common railway station

Rochester Common was a station on the Chatham Extension from Strood serving the town of Rochester. The station was opened by the South Eastern Railway which merged with the London, Chatham and Dover Railway to form the South Eastern and Chatham Railway in 1899.

Located at 51.3907, 0.5061 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Kent, Former South Eastern Railway (UK) stations, Railway stations opened in 1891, Railway stations closed in 1911

Six Poor Travellers House

Six Poor Travellers House is a 16th-century charity house in Rochester, Medway, founded by the local MP Richard Watts to provide free lodgings for poor travellers. Watts left money in his will for the benefit of six poor travellers, each of whom, according to a plaque on the outside of the building, would be given lodging and "entertainment" for one night before being sent on his way with fourpence.

Located at 51.3887, 0.5047 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Charles Dickens, Rochester, Kent, Historic house museums in Kent, 1579 establishments in England

Rochester Guildhall

The Guildhall is an historic listed building located in Rochester, Medway, South East England. It was constructed in 1697 and has been part of the Guildhall Museum since 1979. (The museum extends to the building next door, built 1909. ) A notable feature is a weathervane dating from 1780 in the form of an 18th century warship. The Guildhall Chamber is said to feature in the novel Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, and the museum includes a room dedicated to the author.

Located at 51.3909, 0.5028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade I listed buildings in Kent, Museums in Medway, History museums in Kent, Local museums in Kent, Great Expectations

Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle stands on the east bank of the River Medway in Rochester, Kent, South East England. The 12th-century keep or stone tower, which is the castle's most prominent feature, is one of the best preserved in England or France. Located along the River Medway and Watling Street, Rochester was a strategically important royal castle. During the late medieval period it helped protect England's south-east coast from invasion.

Located at 51.3894, 0.501389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1120s architecture, Castles in Kent, English Heritage sites in Kent, Forts in Medway, Grade I listed buildings in Kent, Grade I listed castles, Reportedly haunted locations in England, Rochester, Kent, Ruins in Kent, Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Kent

capture of the webcam Rochester › West: Strood − River Medway

Rochester › West: Strood − River Medway, Rochester (source)

capture of the webcam Walderslade: Chatham − Rochester Airport

Walderslade: Chatham − Rochester Airport, Walderslade (source)

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18 Dec
2019

WEIGHT LOSS WEDNESDAYS! Free Weekly Support Group In Chatham
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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20 Dec
2019

Rochester - Bach To Baby Family Concert
Starting at: 10:30 am (10:30).
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23 Dec
2019

Trainmaster Gillingham Christmas Session 2
Starting at: no exact start time given.
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27 Dec
2019

CHRISTMAS GHOST & MURDER GUIDED WALK Around Rochester UK
Starting at: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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28 Dec
2019

DISCOVER CHARLES DICKENS' ROCHESTER
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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DISCOVER CHARLES DICKENS ROCHESTER - CHRISTMAS 2019 SPECIAL WALKS
Starting at: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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29 Dec
2019

DISCOVER ROCHESTERS' CASTLE & CATHEDRAL PRECINCT
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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DISCOVER CHARLES DICKENS CHRISTMAS In ROCHESTER Guided Walk
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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DISCOVER ROCHESTERS CASTLE & CATHEDRAL PRECINCT - 2019 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Starting at: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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31 Dec
2019

Casino Rooms Legendary New Years Eve Party 2019
Starting at: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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15 Jan
2020

Suicide Prevention Strategies For Managers Workshop
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
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16 Jan
2020

Connect 5 Mental Health Training - Session 1
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
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18 Jan
2020

The Big Sleep Out 2020
Starting at: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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21 Jan
2020

WILD GOOSE CHASE Charity Preview
Starting at: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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22 Jan
2020

WILD GOOSE CHASE Charity Preview
Starting at: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Горад Рочэстэр, Rochester, Ρότσεστερ, روچستر، کنت, RCS, Rochester í Kent, ロチェスター, 로체스터, Durobrivae, Rochester i Kent, Рочестер, روچیسٹر، کینٹ, 羅徹斯特