Destination guide

The friendly city of Maidstone awaits you

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, museums and entertainment with a rental holiday home 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-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Maidstone

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

  • 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 traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Maidstone

Fly into London (SEN-Southend), the closest airport, located 21.7 mi (34.9 km) from the city centre. 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 travelling by train, Maidstone East Station, Maidstone West Station and Maidstone Barracks Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Maidstone?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 524 holiday rentals near Maidstone. From 104 Cottages to 335 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maidstone for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Maidstone?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Maidstone:

  • Royal Borough of Greenwich: 7,284 holiday homes
  • Woolwich: 67 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Bromley: 66 holiday homes
  • Royal Docks: 145 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Redbridge: 66 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Teston Bridge Country Park: 707 holiday rentals
  • Maidstone Wateringbury Station: 724 holiday rentals
  • Whatman Park: 669 holiday rentals
  • Leeds Castle: 936 holiday rentals
  • Stoneacre: 763 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Maidstone listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 104 Cottages in Maidstone. Our other popular types of Maidstone holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 335 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 104 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 53 holiday houses

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 47 holiday homes with pool available in Maidstone. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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