Rochester (England) Reviews
Newest Review: ... have the highest density of pubs per square mile in its centre in the whole country - although I don't know how you'd go about verifying that), and you're bound to fall instantly for its charm and elegant sophistication. Although it is this very nature, which while at first charming, that can turn out to be the town's biggest downfall. If you want a place to eat and drink out, or to browse endless charity and antique shops, look no further. however, if you want anything practical - a supermarket perhaps, or a DIY store, or somewhere to buy clothes - then be prepared to travel at the very least over the river into Strood, or more likely in... more
Customer Rochester (England) Reviews (2)
by - written on 07/01/10, updated on 07/01/10 (Very useful, 41 readings)
I first visited Rochester a couple of years ago, after a lifetime of passing through it on the train in between Faversham and London. My partner has lived in Rochester all of his life, and so although I cannot claim to be a local, I am blessed with a degree of insider knowledge. Rochester is, to say the least, a very strange place. sitting right in the midst of the Medway, right on the river, it is an oasis of calm quite different from the surrounding areas (the high street directly adjoins that of Chatham, which some argue is the birthplace of the term 'chav' - and having been there, I'm prepared to admit there may be some truth to the claim). Far from ... Read the complete review
by - written on 29/10/00, updated on 29/10/00 (Useful, 50 readings)
I was born and bred in Rochester and over the years have of course seen many changes,not all for the better. It is hard to believe that Rochester is actually a city as there is no shopping area to speak of.The High Street is a strange mix of pleasant restuarants and cafes, second-hand and antiques shops, some scruffy empty shops amd a few other places. Rochester is blessed with its history,the lovely cathedral and wonderful castle and this is used to promote tourism combined with the Dickens connection. It is a good place to visit for these reasons and despite the criticism of the High Street, it's still not a bad place to amble along for a browse. Tourism was ... Read the complete review
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