The mammoth task of fund raising to restore Dickens iconic Swiss Chalet will continue with a sponsored walk, the route will be from Gad’s Hill Place, the original home of the Swiss Chalet, in Higham, to the Dickens Chalet which is now sited in Eastgate House Gardens, in Rochester High Street, a distance of 6 kilometres (or 4 miles). The walk starting at 11am on Saturday the 18th of June, is open to anyone who is sponsored, registration will start at 10-30am.

Sponsorship forms for this worthy cause are available from the Visitor Information Centre, in Rochester High Street. Walkers may wear either casual clothing or to keep in spirit of the event in Dickensian costume. For more details please contact John Knott on 01634 862688.