Where to stay around Maidstone?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 266 holiday lettings near Maidstone. From 133 cottages to 77 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:

  • Mote Park: 659 holiday lettings
  • Tyrewhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages: 640 holiday lettings
  • Vinters Valley Nature Reserve: 644 holiday lettings
  • Maidstone Barracks Station: 620 holiday lettings
  • Maidstone East Farleigh Station: 678 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 133 cottages in Maidstone. Our other popular types of Maidstone holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 13 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 22 holiday homes with pool available in Maidstone. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental House in Maidstone, Kent Your Home Away From Home


    At the centre of the Maidstone region in England is the historic town of Maidstone. If you are looking for a destination that offers a range of activities, cultural sights and stunning scenery, then a Maidstone holiday has it all. A Maidstone holiday rental house is the perfect base from which to explore all that this ancient town has to offer whilst living with all of the comforts of home.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Maidstone, Kent

    Visitors on a Maidstone holiday will find that there is a wealth of things to see and do. Outdoor activities are available in abundance including swimming, golf, tennis, walking, cycling, clay pigeon shooting, football, hockey, sailing, fishing and rock climbing. The town also has a fitness centre for indoor activities. Some of the sights to be seen on a Maidstone holiday include the Allington Historic Boats that are moored along the River Medway. The boats used to be merchant vessels and are now privately owned. Each of the boats has a plaque detailing the history of the vessel. Also worth seeing is the Archbishop's Palace which sits on the river and was built in the 14th century. The palace also has the Apothecary Gardens and is open to the public during the summer months.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Maidstone, Kent

    If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious Maidstone holiday rental house then it is worth venturing out to the historic city of Canterbury, which is just under an hour's drive away. Amongst the attractions in Canterbury is the Canterbury Tales, an interactive attraction that transports you back to the sights, sounds and smells of the 14th century. Visitors will also love Canterbury Cathedral which is a UNESCO Heritage Site. The cathedral has a wonderful interior as well as exterior architecture. Most of the remains of the cathedral have survived from the Norman period.

    Weather in Maidstone, Kent

    Travellers considering booking a Maidstone holiday rental house can expect to experience warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year are generally June, July and August when the daytime temperature can reach as much as 32°C. The coolest months of the year are January and February when the daytime temperature drops to around 7°C. The annual rainfall for the area is 26 inches.

    Travel to Maidstone, Kent Travellers on a Maidstone holiday will likely land at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which is only 20 minutes journey from the town. Air operators offering affordable, regular flights to the area include Air Southwest, British Airways, easyJet and Flybe. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Belfast (BFS), Edinburgh (EDI), Leeds (LBA), Manchester (MAN) and Newquay (NQY).

    Attractions in and around Maidstone

    Looking for things to do while you're in Maidstone? Don't miss landmarks such as Leeds Castle, and unique cultural highlights such as Hazlitt Theatre and Maidstone Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Brenchley Gardens, Whatman Park and Mote Park. You can take a shopping trip to Bluewater Shopping Centre and Lakeside Shopping Centre. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Rochester Cathedral, Rochester Castle and Ightam Mote during your stay. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Bodiam Castle, Chartwell or Southend Pier to your agenda.