Chatham is an attractive coastal town in the north of Kent, in the south-east of England more generally. With records of the town dating back to at least the ninth century, Chatham expanded around the dockyards constructed in the area. Modern-day Chatham is an attractive and scenic town, surrounded by the beautiful Kentish countryside, and can offer something for everyone. Historians will enjoy exploring the Kent Police Museum or the exciting Dickens World, with a chance to meet loads of Dickens characters, whilst the arty can take a trip to the Nucleus Arts centre. Lovers of the great outdoors can enjoy a stroll along the beautiful Kentish coast or in its gorgeous countryside, and can take a trip to the nearby Kent Downs. The sporty, meanwhile, can enjoy visiting the excellent gyms and leisure centres in Chatham, whilst shopaholics can take a trip to the excellent Pentagon Shopping Centre for high-street brands or stroll through the town�s streets to visit its independent shops and boutiques. Families will be delighted with the excellent range of independent and state schools in Chatham and its surrounding area, and professionals can reach the centre of London in around forty minutes. Properties for sale in Chatham include modern flats, spacious terraces and expansive family Properties for sale in the nearby countryside.