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Welcome to the Official Tourism Guide for Maidstone
Looking for the perfect destination for a long or short break?
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.
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.
So if this is what you are after then book your short break or holiday to Maidstone today!
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