City of Rochester Society

See Rochester's wealth of historic buildings and hear about the city's long and fascinating history from an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide from the City of Rochester Society.

The Society's season of tours runs through summer every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, plus bank holidays. They begin at the Medway Visitor Information Centre in the High Street at 2.15pm and take about an hour and a half.

Tours will also be taking place as part of the Dickensian Christmas Festival on 4 and 5 December at 10.45am and 2.15pm and on Rochester Christmas Market weekends at 2.15pm. 

The tours are an ideal way for both visitors and residents to get to know something of Rochester's fascinating heritage, during the course of a gentle afternoon stroll. These tours are free of charge, but donations to Society funds are always welcome.


Covid 19 Measures: The Society will be abiding by government requirements for tours and has attained the Visit Britain 'Good to Go' accreditation. Visitor details will be recorded for the Track and Trace system.

Opening Times

Season runs May-October, with additional tours during Rochester Christmas Market and Dickensian Christmas Festival.
Weekly tours take place every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, plus bank holidays, at 2.15pm during the summer season.


Medway Visitor Information Centre
95 High Street

Entry Price

Free Entry