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When planning your visit, you will discover that there is something for all interests here at The Historic Dockyard Chatham.

Where else can you sleep in bunks on board a World War Two Destroyer, climb through hatches of a Cold War submarine or make your own rope in a Victorian Ropery? There is always something unique here to tailor your visit to ensure your group has the best experience.

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 (uniformed youth groups £12.50 for all members) for groups of 15 paying visitors or more
  • Free entry for coach driver and accompanying organiser/courier (where applicable)
  • Exclusive youth group activities
  • Exclusive group meal and picnic options
  • Free meal voucher for the coach driver
  • Coach drop off point close to the visitor’s entrance
  • Free designated coach parking (arrangements may vary on event days)
  • Discount on pre-ordered Souvenir Guide Books

Exclusive Group Catering

We have a selection of different catering packages exclusively for groups. To ensure that you choose the menu that is best suited please talk to us about your requirements.

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.

Crash out on Cavalier!

Youth and education groups can take part in a unique overnight stay experience on board the Royal Navy’s last operational Second World War Destroyer, HMS Cavalier.  Sleep in real ships bunks and experience first hand what life was like on board in a full evening of activities.


Group Admission Information

Group Adult £17.50
Group Child  £12.50
Group Organiser and Coach Drivers FOH

UPGRADE YOUR TICKETS: Youth Group adults are able to upgrade their ticket on the day of their visit, to our annual ticket and re-visit all year!


Salute to the '40s

Great discounts for groups!


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

Telephone: 01634 823812


Or complete the enquiry form below.

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