The Historic Dockyard Chatham

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Chatham Historic Dockyard: Call the Midwife Tour

1. Chatham Historic Dockyard: Call the Midwife Tour

Discover film location sites from the award-winning TV adaptation of Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth. Join a guided walking tour of the Chatham Historic Dockyard, led by a costumed guide to bring the world of a midwife to life! Get a sneak peak behind the scenes as you hear fascinating anecdotes about the filming of the show. Designed to represent the impoverished East End of London in the 1950s and 60s, the dockyards also have a fascinating history of their own. Walk along streets that were used to represent the slums of Poplar Dock, and walk in the footsteps of some of Miranda Hart and Jenny Agutter's most memorable scenes. Enjoy full access to Chatham Historic Dockyard throughout the day, and discover other memorable exhibits, including historic warships and an old Victorian rope factory.

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What people are saying about The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 70 reviews

The tour was really good and informative, our “midwife” Irene was very knowledgeable and explained about the filming, various scenes and events along the way so that fans of the programme could relate to it. The exhibition was good but a bit small and the gifts were also disappointing. We had a lovely sunny day so it made it easier to walk around and enjoy some other areas of the site. I would recommend it to CTM fans as they will relate to it as I did.

I have never watched the programme Call the Midwife Was just there to company my wife who loves the programme Yet I found the tour interesting mainly because our guide,,Irene was excellent at portraying the programme and making it enjoyable 10 / 10

The tour was very informative, to Relate to the show was excellent. Tour guide was brilliant! Highly recommended for fans of the show!

Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Free parking and access to whole dockyard in ticket price. Good restaurant facilities.

Absolutely fantastic day out and Heather our tour guide was blooming fab.