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Welcome to Maidstone – Kent’s County Town, in the heart of the ‘Garden of England’.

The thriving town centre combines an amazing wealth of historical attractions and arts with excellent shopping and entertainment facilities.

Exciting and progressive transport initiatives within Kent have created an enviable strategic position for Maidstone with direct road access from M25/M20 and rail access to London and the Kent and Sussex coast. The developing Channel Tunnel is soon to create even better access to Europe!

Maidstone is fast becoming a 24-hour town –

By day visitors can browse through the town to enjoy the largest single area of shops in Kent including one of the largest open air markets in the South East every Tuesday and Saturday.

Explore the historical attractions of Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery and discover the Tyrwhitt Drake Carriage Museum home to one of the most important collections of Royal State carriages and horse drawn sledges.

Relaxation is also key within the Town, why not watch the world go by as you enjoy a tasty treat at one of the many eating establishments? Or stroll around Mote Park, including a large lake for sailing and fishing also where County Cricket, soccer and rugby matches are played.

By night Maidstone is transformed by the town’s many entertainment facilities including an 8-screen cinema, restaurants, bowling alley, themed pubs and nightclubs.

Surrounding by beautiful countryside and picturesque villages the borough has a wealth of attractions and activities to discover and enjoy.

Maidstone Borough Council is constantly striving to make the Borough an excellent place in which to live, work and relax by working with the community to provide high quality services to the benefit of the visual, economic and cultural environment of the Borough.

We hope you enjoy your visit!