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Welcome to the Official Tourism Guide for Maidstone

Looking for the perfect destination for a long or short break?

Want a place that has lots of great things to do, a wealth of amazing attractions and stunning countryside to explore?

Welcome to Maidstone with its fantastic shopping and parking offer at places such as Fremlin Walk and Maidstone Market, interesting places to visit, fabulous food and drink, many great events and unique experiences to be had for all ages.

If you love to be outside you will find some great outdoors and adventure activities to keep you entertained such as the amazing Kentish Lady River Cruises, as well as some great cycling and walking routes.

Maidstone also boasts some of the best family attractions too such as Buckmore Park Karting Circuit, Iquanodon, Kent Life Heritage Farm, Headcorn Aerodrome and Teapot Island!

Or if you prefer a more relaxing break we have some excellent museums and galleries, magnificent castles such as the amazing Leeds Castle, beautiful parks and gardens such as the relaxing Mote Park, River Medway and North Downs as well as some quaint historic villages nestled in the beautiful countryside.

If places to eat and drink is essential for you then Maidstone won’t disappoint.

From Traditional Afternoon Tea to a host of great restaurants with fine dining experiences and authentic international cuisine, you will find something delicious for every taste.

No matter whether you are visiting as a couple, a family or for business, we can help you plan your trip.

Our awarding winning Visitor Information Centre will extend a warm welcome and provide you with all of the information you need to make the most of your time in Maidstone.

Maidstone is a great place to visit all year around, with a different experience to enjoy every season.

Our inspire me pages can help you plan the perfect break.

There are always many amazing events on throughout the year which you can find out about on our What’s On page or in our printed guide.

Maidstone is also legendary for its variety of pubs & bars, trendy nightclubs and all-round nightlife entertainment so there is always places to go when the sun goes down.

So if this is what you are after then book your short break or holiday to Maidstone today!

Finding the ideal accommodation couldn’t be easier with our special search tool.

There is a great choice from modern hotels to cosy bed and breakfasts, as well as camping and self-catering so you are guaranteed to find the perfect place to stay.

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Stargazing Spectacular - Maidstone Leisure Centre

Stargazing Spectacular - Maidstone Leisure Centre

The extremely popular Stargazing Spectacular returns once more to Maidstone Leisure centre this...

Bentlif Art Prize 2015 - Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Bentlif Art Prize 2015 - Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Ther Bentlif Open Art Prize, in association with the Bentlif Trust and Maidstone Museum & Bentlif...

Iron Age Power - Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Iron Age Power - Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery

Talk by Steve Willis of UKC on the Iron Age hillforts of Oldbury (Maidstone) and Bigbury...

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Find the very best of Maidstone.

Maidstone Market/ Market Hall

Maidstone Market/ Market Hall

Lockmeadow General Market is the envy of many market towns, with up to 100 stalls every Tuesday and...

Fremlin Walk

Fremlin Walk

Fremlin Walk shopping centre is found in the heart of Maidstone. The development brings around...

Week Street

Week Street

Follows the route of the old Roman road from Rochester to the Weald. The location for many major...

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