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Lots of ladders!

If you are not a fan of going up or down fixed ladders then the ship is not for you. However, if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ariadne2
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London, England
Well guided !

The walk around and guide were excellent! Unlike the rest of Chatham dockyard, especially the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
spaves2015
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Greater Perth, Australia
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The Historic Dockyard | The Historic Dockyard, Chatham ME4 4TZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are not a fan of going up or down fixed ladders then the ship is not for you. However, if you can and do enjoy this then the ship offers a terrific insight in to life on a destroyer. HMS Cavalier was commissioned...More

Thank Ariadne2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk around and guide were excellent! Unlike the rest of Chatham dockyard, especially the entrance ticketing farce, this was a highlight.

Thank spaves2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of things to do on this ship including ringing the ships bell and even climbing into a hammock. Lots of period items in this ship. Quite a few steps and ladders so maybe not for the less able bodied but good fun.

Thank CatdiverKent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great to go aboard this old lady i was on HMS RAPID during that famous race only 16 what a start to a naval life ! its great to see that the CAVALIER is being cared for thanks

Thank david c
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing to take my father to cavalier my dad served on this destroyer 49 years ago he was amazed on how it was preserved to how he remembered the lovely lady who worked on the ship made him feel very welcome and was asking...More

Thank Maj M
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Had a great time exploring this fantastic vessel. It just shows how the crew lived and reacted when in service. The staff were very friendly and helpful if we had a question.

Thank IANLYNNES
Reviewed 11 July 2018

A chance to stroll naround a wartime Destroyer. Absolutely magic. Would loved to have seen the engine room but simply not possible. Really enjoyed it.

Thank GaiusMagnus
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This old Royal Navy ship makes visiting the dockyard so interesting. visiting the mess decks to see how we lived ate and slept so the hammocks was something else to look at and look back on. A good visit for everyone young and not so...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Kids really enjoyed walking around it and seeing how naval officers etc lived on Sea. Didn't have to book to walk around it either.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Great ship to explore but wear sensible shoes. There are some steep steps so access to some parts a bit tricky but overall a great experience seeing how sailors live on ships. Staff extremely knowledgeable.

Thank John C
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