Tel: 01622 753740
The Kentish Lady departs from the heart of Maidstone’s historic area and travels at a speed which allows you to take in the beauty of the countryside. The commentary will points out some of the interesting castles and palaces, pumping stations, bridges, churches and villages along the route. Different seasons bring changing scenery and wildlife on the river, so no two trips are exactly the same.
At weekends and school holidays the Kentish Lady runs one hour round trips (one way available) between Maidstone town centre and Allington Lock. These do not need to be booked in advance but please check our website to confirm, as sailing subject to weather conditions.
The Kentish Lady’s moorings are easily accessible and wheelchair friendly. There is coach drop off point about 200 metres away and disabled parking in Palace Avenue, next to Maidstone Carriage Museum. Alternatively a very easy place to park is Lockmeadow Car Park, cross the footbridge and walk along the river path.
The Kentish Lady also run a small café next to their ticket office. It is a sunny waterside position with tables and chairs, with drinks, cake and ice cream. There is a bar on board the boat which is popular with evening bookings but also provides teas and coffees during your trip. If you are looking for a meal or stylish dining then the Embankments Restaurant moored next to the Kentish Lady can offer an extensive menu.
Weekend sailings to Allington Lock now running every weekend until Christmas subject to weather and river levels.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|1hr return trip - Adult||£7.00 per ticket|
|1hr return trip - Child||£4.00 per ticket|
|1hr return trip - Concession||£5.00 per ticket|
|3hr cruise inc. picnic box||£23.00 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
|2017 Opening (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)|
* 3 hour trips from April to October during weekdays. I hours round trip Weekends and school holidays until Christmas. Private hire - April to Christmas. See website for full details.
Search What's Nearby
KH Homes Ltd provides short-term self-catering, serviced accommodation in Kent, for...0.47 miles away
Oakwood House is a first class venue for accommodation, weddings, functions, events and...1.01 miles away
Within easy reach of the town center and ideally placed to visit the attractions of Kent...1.5 miles away
Comfortable modern hotel with superb leisure facilities, located just off M20 junction 6....2.33 miles away
Stay in the heart of the "Garden of England" next to Leeds Castle at the Mercure...4.29 miles away
At Bridgewood Manor, part of the award winning QHotels portfolio, your comfort and well...4.31 miles away
Fabulous Camping and Caravanning Site in Flat Paddock. Electric hook ups. Booking...4.41 miles away
Five historic properties located within the Leeds Castle Estate are available to book as...5.02 miles away
Close to Leeds Castle. Set in the owners 6 acre small holding with views upt to the...6.34 miles away
The Weald of Kent is a stunning venue, set in the rolling Kent countryside and surrounded...6.76 miles away
Two luxurious spacious well equipped holiday homes quiet location 3 1/2 miles from Leeds...6.99 miles away
Our superb touring and camping park is delightfully set in over 500 acres of beautiful...7.32 miles away
Converted cottage on farm surrounded by beautiful countryside, picturesque villages and...7.72 miles away
2 ground floor studio flats sympathetically converted. Former dairy gives peaceful...9.4 miles away
Hononton Cottage is a 16th Century Grade Two listed farmhouse typical of the Kentish...9.66 miles away
Gorgeous cottages in glorious locations.12.09 miles away