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January 2022

Visitors news and updates from January 2022

Ninja Warriors flock to Chatham

Published 4 January 2022

Adrenaline seekers have jumped at the chance to test themselves on Medway's latest attraction.

The indoor obstacle challenge that has taken the nation by storm on our TV screens has come to life at Dockside, Chatham

The new Ninja Warrior indoor obstacle and assault course has opened on the former Dickens World site and is already proving a real hit.

Former international footballer and presenter of the ITV show Chris Kamara was there for the official opening. 

The adventure park is suitable for both adults and children aged 5+). Children under 12 need an adult on site and those aged 12-16 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

For details visit their website

Opening of a new stretch of the England Coast Path

Published 12 January 2022

A new stretch of the England Coast Path has been officially opened between Grain, in Medway, and London by Natural England. 

The nearly 50-mile route forms a continuous walking trail on the south bank of the Thames to the coast at Grain on the Hoo Peninsula.

This new trail covers a wealth of unique environments. As you set off from Grain you can enjoy views across to Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey, to Southend-on-Sea, and the confluence of the Medway and Thames as you stroll along the wild reaches of the Thames Estuary. The estuary marshes and mudflats support of a wealth of wildlife of national and international importance. 

Find out more about the England Coast Path.  

Gaia at Rochester Cathedral postponed until May

Published 14 January 2022

Luke Jerram's Gaia will now be coming to Rochester Cathedral in May 2022.

After careful consideration the cathedral has made the difficult decision to postpone displaying Luke Jerram’s Gaia that was scheduled for February.
Gaia will now be on display from the 24 May-12 June. Details on how to see Gaia and our events programme will be released soon. 
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