Maidstone tourist and travel information

Maidstone tourist and travel information

Maidstone Travel Information

Travel InformationMaidstone is Kent's county town and stands in a countryside of orchards and hopfields on the River Medway.


bus and coach travel

Coaches Maidstone - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. Local buses - Arriva Kent & Sussex, Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6TY. Tel: 01622 697000 Maidstone is linked with London by the Green Line coach network. Tel: 0844 801 7261.

Travel by train

Rail Maidstone - Travel by train - Maidstone Barracks Station, Buckland Hill, MAIDSTONE, Kent, ME16 0SQ. Only parts of station step free access.

Maidstone East Station, off Week Street, MAIDSTONE, Kent, ME14 1QN. CCTV. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Only parts of station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank.

Maidstone West Station, Station Approach, The Broadway, MAIDSTONE, Kent, ME16 8RJ. CCTV. Ticket office. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Only parts of station step free access. Taxi rank.

Southeastern. Main Regions: Serves Kent, parts of East Sussex, and south-east London commuter routes into Charing Cross, Blackfriars, Cannon Street, and Victoria. Tel: 0845 000 2222.

M2 Motorway

Roads Maidstone - Travel by road - Maidstone is about 7 miles SW of Junction 5 of the M2 Motorway. The A2 road links London to Dover. A section of this road becomes the M2 Motorway (between the towns of Rochester and Faversham). Maidstone is about 40 miles from London and 40 miles from Dover.

M2 Motorway

M 20 Motorway

Roads Maidstone - Travel by road - Maidstone is about 1 mile south of Junction 7 of the M 20 Motorway. The M 20 Motorway links the M25 Motorway at Swanley (London), to Folkestone. Maidstone is about 25 miles from Swanley and 35 miles from Folkestone.

M 20 Motorway

M 26 Motorway

Roads Sevenoaks - Travel by road - The M 26 is a short motorway between the M25 (Sevenoaks) and the M20 (Maidstone). Sevenoaks is about 20 miles from Maidstone.

M 26 Motorway

Maidstone Tourist Information


Sport Maidstone - Sport - Maidstone Leisure Centre, Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7RN. Tel; 08451 552277.

Swimming pool


Stores Maidstone - Shopping - Marks & Spencer, 30-32 Week Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1RP. Tel: 01622 692226. British Home Stores Maidstone - 42-50 King St. Kent, ME14 1BS. Tel: 0845 8410228.

Town Centre Shopping


Entertainment Maidstone - Entertainment and attractions - Hazlitt Theatre, Earl Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1PL. Box Office: 01622 758 611. Odeon Cinema, Lockmeadow, Barker Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8RG . Leeds Castle is 5 miles east of Maidstone, a fairytale palace, the stone castle dates from Norman times and is set half on an island inthe middle of a lake and half on the mainland surrounded by landscaped gardens.

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Hotel + Ticket Packages available

Art Gallery

Other information Maidstone - Other information - Maidstone Carriage Museum, Mill Street, Maidstone, ME15 6YE. Tel: 01622 602838. Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery, St.Faith's Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1LH. Tel: 01622 602838. Stoneacre, Otham, Maidstone, Kent ME15 8RS. Tel: 01622 862157.




Maidstone hotels


Guest House bed and breakfast in Maidstone

Self Catering accommodation in Maidstone

For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Rochester hotels & Sittingbourne hotels. For bed and breakfast accommodation nearby see bed and breakfast in Sheerness & bed and breakfast in Sittingbourne. For self catering accommodation nearby see self catering in Tunbridge Wells & self catering in Borough Green.

Kent Map and Attractions

Canterbury is about 60 miles from London. Dartford to Dover is about 60 miles and Sheerness to New Romney is about 52 miles.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Dartford, Ramsgate and Dover.

Roads Maidstone is about 1 mile south of Junction 7 of the M20 Motorway.

Kent Map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Maidstone.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RP. Tel: 01732 462100. One of England's greatest show houses.
Attraction 2 - Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH. Tel: 01227 762862.
Attraction 3 - Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, The Old Surgery, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TZ. Tel: 01634 823800.
Attraction 4 - Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, New Romney Station, New Romney, Kent TN28 8PA.
Attraction 5 - Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent DA3 8NG. Tel: 01474 872331.
Attraction 5 - Hever Castle & Gardens, Hever, Nr Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG. Tel: 01732 865224.

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