Chatham Tourist Information

 HMS Gannet, Chatham Dockyard, Kent

HMS Gannet, Chatham Dockyard, Kent

With a wealth of maritime history on offer and a great range of family friendly attractions, Chatham is an excellent base for a holiday to the Kent Coast. You might need a whole day just to look around the Historic Dockyard! Set over 80 acres, the dockyard is home to numerous attractions including three historic warships, The Royal Dockyard Museum and the pretty Commissioner’s Garden. Families might also enjoy a day out to Dickens World, themed around the author Charles Dickens who spent his childhood in Chatham. A hotel in Chatham also places you close to other attractions including The Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre and go-karting at Buckmore Park.  

Chatham offers a wide range of accommodation including beautiful manor house hotels with leisure facilities and there are plenty of B&B’s in Chatham close to the River and transport links. With plenty of countryside in the surrounding areas, Chatham campsites and caravan parks are also easy to find and offer great facilities in woodland surroundings. Many of Chatham’s pubs offer comfortable B&B accommodation and traditional Kent ale. Search for availability and find the perfect accommodation for your Chatham break today.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.