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An exceptional ship!

Well worth the visit - 3 times I've been within a year. Well preserved, with snippets of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Part of the dockyard experience

Interesting if you are nautical minded this is included in the entrance fee of the dockyard.upper... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Richard R
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Main Gate Rd | The Historic Dockyard, Chatham ME4 4TZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the visit - 3 times I've been within a year. Well preserved, with snippets of interaction. I absolutely adore this ship. Keep up the good work!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Interesting if you are nautical minded this is included in the entrance fee of the dockyard.upper deck may b slippery in wet weather

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

An unusual and enjoyable experience that is not available in many places in the world. Worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

My husband took me on all the large exhibits, the Cavalier was fascinating and provided a window of life at sea in the war years. In very good condition and found lots of interesting information about the ship.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting old battleship. You can almost imagine you are at sea in battle! Ring the bell when you are on board!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CatdiverKent
Reviewed August 25, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank david c
Reviewed July 24, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maj M
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Trevor S
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Not concerning cavalier but shop on site for everything else