The Historic Dockyard Chatham is open daily from 10am – 5pm between February and November.
We close for the season on Sunday 21 November 2021 and reopen on Saturday 5 February 2022.
We are delighted to have the Dockyard gates open once again and be welcoming visitors back through our doors. If you have visited us before, please be aware things will be different from your last visit and there will be a few changes to how you’ll explore our 80-acre site. Please take a few moments to read our ‘know before you go’ information.
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The Historic Dockyard Chatham is accessible by a wide variety of routes whether you are arriving by car, boat or public transport. Please come through our main visitor entrance – via Western Avenue.
Please note the entrance at Main Gate – off Dock Road, is for tenants and residents only
If you are using a satellite navigation system insert the postcode ME4 4TY.
Follow the Brown tourist signs (anchor) from Junctions 1, 3 and 4 of the M2 and Junction 6 of the M20.
We have plenty of car parking spaces with no height restrictions. Motorhomes are welcome but please note that these cannot be parked overnight.
There are dedicated parking bays for Blue Badge Holders. Simply follow the signs for visitor parking upon arrival.
The Historic Dockyard is within walking distance (20-30mins) of Chatham railway station which is regularly served by Southeastern High Speed travelling to/from London St Pancras as well regular services via London Victoria and Charing Cross. The railway station features on many local bus routes and taxi services are available too.
The Historic Dockyard is served by a number of local bus services currently operated by Arriva buses. For up-to-date information on local buses please visit the Arriva website and enter ‘Chatham Historic Dockyard’ as your destination.
Visitors arriving by water are advised to berth at the nearby Chatham Maritime Marina, only a few minutes’ walk from The Historic Dockyard Chatham.
The marina provides the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area and welcomes frequent visitation from Holland only 80 miles away.
Southeastern offers a variety of ticket options and fares.
Southeastern Trains – www.southeasternrailway.co.uk
Tel: + 44 (0) 345 322 7021
Textphone: + 44 (0) 800 783 4548
To find out details of train times and ticket prices, please use the table below