Plan Your Visit to Maidstone
So you've decided to visit Maidstone, either for the day or for a longer stay, and now need further information to help you make the most of your visit. No matter how long the duration of your visit to Maidstone, whether this is your first visit to Maidstone, or your 10th, you probably have some questions. This page will provide you with all the information you need to plan your visit to Maidstone, from practical information on things like the weather to downloadable maps and guides.
Being in the heart of Kent, and halfway between London and Dover, Maidstone has an excellent location and is very well connected. No matter where you are travelling from our Getting Here page will provide you with all the information you need to know. Whether you are coming by road, rail, sea or by air you will find how best to get to Maidstone.
Maps & Publications
We have a number of really helpful maps and publications of Maidstone that you can download and print out to keep on you whilst you explore the Borough. Our free guides and maps are perfect for navigating around Maidstone and deciding which things to do, attractions and shopping districts to visit. We have area and town maps as well as events, attractions and accommodation guides. Please request a brochure and we will sent it to you by return.
This website is fully responsive so you can view it on a mobile or a tablet whilst you are on the go. Many of the cafés have free wifi and there is 4G coverage in Maidstone town centre.
Alternatively, you might like to know, where to pick up a brochure while you are here in Maidstone and where to speak to a Visitor Information Centre advisor. Our Visitor Information Centre is based in Maidstone Museum in the centre of town and there you will find all sorts of helpful maps and guides, as well as helpful staff to answer any questions you have, so that you can relax and enjoy your visit.
Maidstone welcomes all visitors and we are frequently asked about accessible places to stay and visit. Please check out our Accessibility page, and if you can’t find the information you need, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us and we will be happy to help. For some useful links to help plan your visit to Maidstone.
If you're planning on visiting Maidstone as a group, please see our Group Visits section for all the information you need to know.
Now that you have the latest travel information and are able to plan your next visit easily, to make things even easier we have listed the most popular sections of the site below so you can find more information on the things that matter to you.
Food, Drink & Entertainment
Local Attractions & Landmarks
Traditional and contemporary music and song with soprano Helen Bailey in a rousing...
Mr Alexander brings his amazing Travelling Show to Leeds Castle for the first time....
Area of outstanding beauty, large gardens & eating terrace.