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.