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Tour of Gad’s Hill Place

12 August at 1:00 pm - 13 August at 4:00 pm

- £9.50

Tour of Gad’s Hill Place

When he was a boy Charles Dickens and his father took a walk through Kent. On Gravesend Road they passed a house called Gad’s Hill Place. Young Charles was very impressed. He bought the house in 1856 and lived there until his death in 1870.   Gad’s Hill is a Grade 1 listed 18th Century house with alterations made by Dickens to accommodate his family’s needs.  Whilst at Gad’s Hill Dickens wrote his last four novels, including Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities.  He died at Gad’s whilst working on his final book , The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

During your tour you will have the opportunity to visit the ground floor of the house, stroll in the gardens and enjoy a delicious cream tea in the conservatory.

There are three tour times on each date: 1pm, 2.15pm and 3.30pm.

Tickets are £9.50 and include a cream tea.  Children 7-12 years £5.00 and under 6 years are free.

Booking essential via Visit Gravesend.

Details

Start:
12 August at 1:00 pm
End:
13 August at 4:00 pm
Cost:
£9.50
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Venue

Gad’s Hill Place
Gravesend Road,
Higham, ME3 7PA, United Kingdom
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