Destination guide

The friendly city of Maidstone awaits you

Enjoy the area's theater scene, museums and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Maidstone. This welcoming city is known for its parks, bars and art. Leeds Castle and Rochester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Maidstone

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Maidstone a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southend Pier (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Kent Life (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Bearsted Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Buckmore Park Karting (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Oast Park Golf Club (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Kings Hill Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Maidstone

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Maidstone. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brenchley Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Whatman Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Mote Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Vinters Valley Nature Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • White Horse Wood Country Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Teston Bridge Country Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Maidstone

Fly into London (SEN-Southend), the closest airport, located 21.7 mi (34.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into London (LCY-London City), which is 25.9 mi (41.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Maidstone East Station, Maidstone West Station and Maidstone Barracks Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Maidstone?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 511 holiday lettings near Maidstone. From 106 Cottages to 324 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maidstone is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Maidstone?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Maidstone. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Teston Bridge Country Park: 704 holiday lettings
  • Maidstone Barracks Station: 667 holiday lettings
  • Maidstone Wateringbury Station: 700 holiday lettings
  • Maidstone East Farleigh Station: 720 holiday lettings
  • Bearsted Golf Club: 703 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Maidstone listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Maidstone?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 106 Cottages in Maidstone. Our other popular types of Maidstone holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 324 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 52 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Maidstone?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Maidstone. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.