Gillingham Tourist Information

The River Medway at Gillingham

The River Medway at Gillingham

Budget hotels and B&Bs in Gillingham are ideal for business and leisure guests in North Kent and Central London. Fast rail links from Gillingham station will see you in Central London in just 43 minutes, and the town is perfectly placed for exploring neighbouring Medway heritage town Rochester with its mighty castle and nearby Chatham, home to family fun attractions including the Historic Dockyard and Dickens World.

Explore the Royal Engineers Museum & Library in Gillingham, with its weighty archive of the Corps of Royal Engineers and exhibitions including the Victoria Cross Exhibition and Early Engineers Gallery.  One of the South East’s premier ice skating rinks, Silver Blades, is also here in Gillingham with a host of on-site facilities and skating lessons, private hire, birthday parties and more all available.

Gillingham’s close proximity to the M2 motorway corridor puts it within easy reach of Canterbury and the town makes a great gateway into the nature reserves of the Hoo Peninsula and Sheppey. Top business parks also feature in the area, well served locally with an excellent selection of luxury conference and wedding hotels with in-house dining. Search and book hotels and accommodation in Gillingham with Iknow.

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.