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What’s On

at the Historic Dockyard

Credit Control Training for SME’s

Join Tracey Westell from Pecunia to learn more about Credit Control for your SME! ...

Walk this Way – Health Walk

Every Thursday at 9:45am, join us in a walk around the local area. Parking: Free parking on our visitor entrance car park Starting from the Main entrance of the Historic Dockyard, the walk explores this award-winning maritime heritage destination. Walking past and overlooking the largest concentration of iconic buildings, historic ships and galleries you can feel the history coming alive. Have a question? The Historic dockyard supply the walk leaders with a what happened on this day. The walk fo ...

Mothers Day Make & Takes

Located in our free to enter zone – the Namur room in our main entrance, small activities will be taking place for our younger visitors. Each activity costs just £2 where children can get hand’s on an make something creative for their loved ones for Mother’s Day!   ...

Walk this Way – Health Walk

Every Thursday at 9:45am, join us in a walk around the local area. Parking: Free parking on our visitor entrance car park Starting from the Main entrance of the Historic Dockyard, the walk explores this award-winning maritime heritage destination. Walking past and overlooking the largest concentration of iconic buildings, historic ships and galleries you can feel the history coming alive. Have a question? The Historic dockyard supply the walk leaders with a what happened on this day. The walk fo ...

Mother’s Day Cream Tea

This Mother’s day weekend our delicious Cream Tea’s are available in our Mess Deck restaurant. With no need to book, simply arrive and order your cream tea! ...

Mothers Day Make & Takes

Located in our free to enter zone – the Namur room in our main entrance, small activities will be taking place for our younger visitors. Each activity costs just £2 where children can get hand’s on an make something creative for their loved ones for Mother’s Day! ...

Call the Midwife Location Tours 2019

Come and explore where the real drama happens as a costumed midwife takes you on a walking tour of our historic site. With a picture book to help trigger your memories, you’ll see just how Neal Street Productions transform a 400 year old site back to the 1960s! ...

Walk this Way – Health Walk

Every Thursday at 9:45am, join us in a walk around the local area. Parking: Free parking on our visitor entrance car park Starting from the Main entrance of the Historic Dockyard, the walk explores this award-winning maritime heritage destination. Walking past and overlooking the largest concentration of iconic buildings, historic ships and galleries you can feel the history coming alive. Have a question? The Historic dockyard supply the walk leaders with a what happened on this day. The walk fo ...

Easter Eggtravaganza!

Join us this Easter for a fun packed holiday of activities! From Doc.Yard’s Secret Lab to giant rope eggs hidden across the site for our very own Easter egg hunt! Not forgetting the whole site is open to explore… from guided tours, to ringing the bell on HMS Cavalier to burning off those Easter chocolates at our play areas! ...

Railway Weekends!

Join us this weekend where our locomotives will be steaming through the site! Chatham Historic Dockyard Railway has just under 1 mile of line to operate demonstration trains and It’s the perfect photo opportunity to get up close to our railway and speak to our team of volunteers. Please note that our railway trains do not carry passengers.  Did you know… At its peak, it was estimated there was approximately 17 miles of standard gauge railway within the Dockyard. Today there is just under ...

Walk this Way – Health Walk

Every Thursday at 9:45am, join us in a walk around the local area. Parking: Free parking on our visitor entrance car park Starting from the Main entrance of the Historic Dockyard, the walk explores this award-winning maritime heritage destination. Walking past and overlooking the largest concentration of iconic buildings, historic ships and galleries you can feel the history coming alive. Have a question? The Historic dockyard supply the walk leaders with a what happened on this day. The walk fo ...

Walk this Way – Health Walk

Every Thursday at 9:45am, join us in a walk around the local area. Parking: Free parking on our visitor entrance car park Starting from the Main entrance of the Historic Dockyard, the walk explores this award-winning maritime heritage destination. Walking past and overlooking the largest concentration of iconic buildings, historic ships and galleries you can feel the history coming alive. Have a question? The Historic dockyard supply the walk leaders with a what happened on this day. The walk fo ...

Festival of Steam & Transport 2019

The family favourite Easter event is back! From steam trains, to our free funfair, to food stalls to steam punks – It’s an event not to be missed! Tickets are available now for those that would like to put us in the diary for next year! ...

Walk this Way – Health Walk

Every Thursday at 9:45am, join us in a walk around the local area. Parking: Free parking on our visitor entrance car park Starting from the Main entrance of the Historic Dockyard, the walk explores this award-winning maritime heritage destination. Walking past and overlooking the largest concentration of iconic buildings, historic ships and galleries you can feel the history coming alive. Have a question? The Historic dockyard supply the walk leaders with a what happened on this day. The walk fo ...

A Pirate’s Life For Me…

We are delighted to have the V&As touring exhibition with us this year! This exhibition will look at Pirates as characters in children’s culture and as icons in the popular imagination. Pirates have been family favourites for over 200 years, with many stories and tales to share! Everyone knows a Pirates mannerism and what they wear, but do you know why? Get ready young buccaneers for all things Pirates – you’re bound to learn a new Pirate trick or two to join the ranks! ...

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What's happening at The Dockyard?

THE WAGON STOP CANTEEN

Hugely popular with our visitors. A hearty ‘workshop’ menu - ‘doorstep’ sandwiches, hot Kentish pies, cakes and delicious Kentish ice cream. Eat alongside our Locomotives and childrens’ soft play.

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MESS DECK

If you think you know what our restaurant is like, think again! The Mess Deck serves the great British favourites, including our legendary fish and chips, all to be enjoyed sitting in an extraordinary building and outside terracearea.

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