Planning a shopping trip during your visit to Maidstone?
If you love shopping then you will love Maidstone; a place well known for its fantastic retail offer with a fabulous array of shops.
We want to help you make the most of your experience shopping in Maidstone with this informative guide to speciality shopping areas, types of shops, opening times and more.
When it comes to Maidstone shopping, you will be spoilt for choice!
From here you can easily wander into Fremlin Walk, a stylish open air shopping centre with a House of Fraser anchor store where you will find many well-known high street brands.
On the other side of the River Medway, you can find St. Peter's Wharf: the location of large homeware, clothes and crafts stores.
On the outskirts of town near Junction 7 there is Newnham Court Shopping Village and Eclipse Park.
Use the shop search facility on the menu on the right to find out about specific Maidstone shopping or see the bottom of this page to find out more about opening times.
Maidstone also boasts one of the largest selections of independent retailers in the country.
There is an eclectic mix of businesses from jewellers to kitchenware, gifts to ladies wear that can be found in the many ancient streets.
Throughout the historic streets of Maidstone Town Centre and in the surrounding villages, you will find a selection of special and unique shops.
Local Produce and Farmers Markets
Of course, with a superb location in the heart of Kent, Maidstone you may wish to visit one of the local produce farmers’ markets and buy some of fresh regional goods.
Opening Hours and Parking
Most shops are open Monday - Saturday from 09.00 until 17.30 and Sunday 11.00 until 16.30.
Fremlin Walk shops in the town centre are now also open for Late Night Shopping in Maidstone every Thursday until 20.00.
Stop for a bite to eat!
After all that shopping in Maidstone you may have built up an appetite, so why not stop for a bite to eat at one of our fantastic restaurants or cafes?