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AmenitiesThe development will have its own local shop for your day to day needs, and there is also a small selection of shops in the village, including a Premier convenience store with post office. A range of supermarkets can be found in nearby Rochester, including Tesco and Asda.
For GPs, The Elms Medical Practice in Hoo Rochester hold surgeries in High Halstow Recreation Hall – call 01634 254480 for details. For dentists, register with Hoo Dental Centre in Hoo St Werburgh, call 01634 250181.
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The Elms Medical Centre
The Post Office Dental Practice
DiningThe Red Dog in High Halstow is the centre of the village’s social life, with the Horseshoe and Castle and the Fenn Bell Inn also popular on the peninsula. Hoo St Werburgh is home to The Five Bells, as well as the Pink Paprika Indian restaurant.
For a wider choice, head for Rochester, where you’ll find over 100 eateries offering something for every taste and budget, with the Butcher’s Block, Mamma Mia, Olivers and Thai For Two all highly rated.
The Bluewater Centre has over 60 different places to eat and drink, including many family favourites such as Nando’s, Pizza Hut, TGI Fridays and Yo! Suchi.
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The Horse Show and Castle
The Red Dog
EducationWe wouldn’t be building in High Halstow if we couldn’t offer you the quality of education you naturally want for your children, but this delightful village will not disappoint. High Halstow Primary School has a rich history and is a central part of the local community. It lies just a short walk from the development and was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. The village also has a pre-school with strong links to the primary.
For older pupils, a brief bus ride or short school run takes them to the neighbouring village of Hoo St Werburgh, where you’ll find the popular Hundred of Hoo Academy, which was also rated ‘good’.
For independent education, Gads Hill School in Rochester offers non-boarding education for both boys and girls, from age 3 to 16.
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Gads Hill School
High Halstow Pre-School
High Halstow Primary School
Mid Kent College
Rochester Independent College
The Hundred of Hoo Academy
LeisureHigh Halstow has a strong community spirit, with something for everyone, from a competitive cricket club to not one, but two village halls, offering a range of shows and activities for young and old. Hoo Sports Centre, Strand Leisure Centre and Strood Leisure Centre offer a wide selection of sports, while walkers and twitchers will love the local nature reserve, where you’ll find the hundreds of nesting herons that gave our development its name.
Rochester offers a Cineworld multi-screen cinema along with the Medway Little Theatre, and there are endless leisure opportunities at the Bluewater Centre, including Pirate Cove Adventure Park, Sega Active Zone and Gravity Trampoline Park.
For a family day at the seaside, there are many coastal resorts, such as Sheerness, Canvey Island and Herne Bay, all within easy driving distance.
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Buckland Lake Nature Reserve
Gravesham Community Leisure Centre
High Halstow Nature Reserve
Hoo Sports Centre
Mid Kent Golf Club
Rochester and Cobham Park Golf Club
Strand Leisure Park
Strood Leisure Centre
ShoppingWhen it comes to shopping, you couldn’t ask for more than the Bluewater Shopping Centre. People travel from far and wide to shop here, but as a resident of High Halstow it is just a short drive, taking less than half an hour.
Bluewater has over 330 shops, anchored by flagship John Lewis, Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser stores, creating the ultimate shopping and leisure experience. And with over 13,000 spaces, you’ll always find somewhere to park!
Closer to home, the Pentagon Centre and Chatham Town Centre offer a wide selection of stores. Check out the designer bargains at Chatham’s Dockside Outlet, or avoid the crowds altogether with out of town shopping at Strood Retail park.
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Bluewater Shopping Centre
TransportThe village lies just off the A228, which links swiftly to Rochester, Strood and Chatham, in around 6miles. At Rochester you can link with the M2 to the coast or the A2 Watling Street to the M25 and the city beyond. Gravesend is around 11miles, Maidstone is around 18miles and London is around 35miles.
Trains from Strood Station, 6miles away, stop just three times on their way to St Pancras, making the journey time a mere 35minutes. One of those stations is Ebbsfleet International, where you can connect with Eurostar services to Paris, Brussels and many more continental destinations. If you prefer to fly, London City Airport is 35miles, and Gatwick is 50miles, while the ferries of Dover are around 55miles.
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Higham Train Station
Rochester Train Station
Chatham Train Station
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The development location is Britannia Road,Rochester,Kent,ME3 8AF