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When planning your visit, you will discover that there is something for all interests.

The Historic Dockyard Chatham offers a rich resource for overseas students hoping to discover more about our history and culture or merely to brush up on their language skills.

A complimentary ticket is available for you as the organiser to use in advance of your visit to familiarise yourself with The Dockyard.

Benefits for pre-booked groups:

  • Up to 25% discount on full admission prices (overseas student groups £9.00 for all members) for groups of 15 paying visitors or more.
  • Free entry for coach driver and accompanying teachers (where applicable)
  • Exclusive meal and picnic options
  • Free meal voucher for coach driver
  • Coach drop off point close to the visitor entrance
  • Free coach parking (arrangements may vary on event days)
  • Discount on pre-ordered Souvenir Guide Books


Here at The Dockyard we arrange worksheets, audio tours and handouts to be available for visits.


A collection of questions to help your group find their way around our 80 acre site, testing their knowledge on the galleries and attractions they can visit during their day.

Please speak to our group sales department for more information.

Audio Tours

Our ‘Age of Sail’ galleries have state of the art interactive displays with subtitles are available in French, Spanish, German and English.



We have information translated for each of our galleries in French, German, Spanish and Dutch

Exclusive Group Catering

Choose from our variety of group catering styles…

Packed Lunches

Pre-order our packed lunches in advance and take advantage of our indoor and outdoor picnic areas across the site.

The Mess Deck

A great selection of tempting hot meals, snack and refreshments. Groups can lunch independently or reserve space in the restaurant by pre-ordering in advance.

Wagon Stop Canteen

Offering a variety of hearty ‘doorstep’ sandwiches and hot Kentish pies, plus hot and cold drinks, cakes and ice cream.


We have 2 main events for the year, find out more on our “What’s On” pages and book in advance to save.

Salute to the '40s

Great discount for groups!

Group Prices


Teachers 1 teacher to 10 students is free of charge
Students £9.00
Additional Teachers £8.00

FREE ENTRY TO: Group courier and coach drivers (coach drivers will also be issued with a free meal voucher to use in our restaurant)

Booking Information

For more details regarding group visits please call our group sales department on:

Telephone: 01634 823815


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