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Rochester later became a walled town and, under later Saxon influence, a mint was established here.
As the official tourism website for South East England, your beautiful south adventure starts here.Whether visiting for a day, a week or a month, the South East of England boasts a plethora of some of the best attractions and outdoor pursuits to be had anywhere in the country.Come rain or shine, here in the South East England we are never short of ideas for absorbing, days out you're guaranteed an adventure.Because of its strategic location by the major crossing of the River Medway, it has made a wide and significant contribution to Kent, and to England, dating back thousands of years, as evident in the siting of Watling Street by the Romans and by the Norman Rochester Castle, Rochester Cathedral (the second oldest in Britain) and the Chatham naval dockyard and its associated defences.The main towns in the conurbation are (from west to east): Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, and Rainham. Many smaller towns and villages such as Frindsbury, Brompton, Walderslade, Luton, Wigmore etc., lie within the conurbation.Another warship built at Chatham that still exists is HMS Unicorn (a 46-gun "Leda" class frigate) laid down in February 1822, and launched 30 March 1824.
She never saw active service and has been restored and is (as of 2005) preserved afloat in Dundee, Scotland.
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Hoo St Werburgh, Cliffe, High Halstow, St Mary Hoo, Allhallows, Stoke and Grain are on the Hoo Peninsula to the north. Medway includes parts of the North Kent Marshes, an environmentally significant wetlands region with several Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs).
Other similar areas of conservation include Ranscombe Farm on chalk grassland and woodland between Strood and Cuxton, with rare woodland flowers and orchids.
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