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Bits of restoration ,would love to visit although looking tired it's still an item of interest on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peter w
Rochester, United Kingdom
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Unusual sight

This Russian submarine spent some time moored at Folkestone then came to Strood. Apparently been... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Kent, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
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“Under the Sea, Under the Sea”
Russian Cold war submarine, 300 feet Long, 1,600 tonnes, one of only 4 on display in the world.
River Medway at Strood, Strood, England
+44 20 8300 4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bits of restoration ,would love to visit although looking tired it's still an item of interest on the Medway

Thank peter w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. What an awesome attraction! Fantastically friendly sailors/staff greet you with a large glass of Russian Vodka whilst dancers perform Russian squatting but looking like you are sitting on a stool type dances and kicking out your legs! How do they do that I’ve tried...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has always fascinated me everytime I have been past it on the train. Wish I could get a closer look although there will not be much to see. It would be lovely if they could restore it so it could be open to the...More

Thank Cazzabaa
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Went and had a look for insrest it is at a angle looks like it is sinking you cannot see much just a rusting dacaying hulk not worth seeing really

Thank frankandbobbie
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This Russian submarine spent some time moored at Folkestone then came to Strood. Apparently been used for some filming. No access to the vessel but can be seen from Canal Road near the railway station. At angle for some reason.

1  Thank N9063GRrobins
Reviewed July 11, 2017

I haven't gained access to view, as by appointment only, and not really something I want to do but as a resident I think it looks out of kilter with the area and should be moved. Apparently it has been used in films ( not...More

1  Thank Keith T
Reviewed September 30, 2016

The U-475 Black Widow can not be viewed from the inside without the private owners permission, but can be seen clearly from the road and footpaths around. Its quite an outstanding piece of Soviet history right on my doorstep. It was used in the Jude...More

3  Thank carol g
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Whilst its great to look at, please dont think its a full on tourist attraction. You can look at it from the riverbank and thats about it. Probably one for the history buffs more than anything

1  Thank DAREN B
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Not a lot you can say about it really as it is what it is an old sub sitting in the river medway. As far as I know you can't go on it so you just have to look from the river side & if...More

2  Thank monty o
Reviewed January 28, 2016

It's hard to say this is an attraction. It basically a Soviet Navy submarine from the cold war period which is in private hands. You can see this as from the train, between Strood and Rochester. Other than that you can alight at Strood and...More

3  Thank John A
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