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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Maidstone?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 486 holiday lettings around Maidstone. From 183 cottages to 44 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Maidstone?

There's something undeniably special about escaping to the country. If you're a city slicker itching for a rural living experience, let us sort you out. HomeAway has 91 countryside holiday rentals in this destination. On the hunt for a different holiday style? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options for this destination include:

  • 55 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 18 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 13 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Maidstone?

If you're looking for a home away from home for your upcoming trip, renting a house is a great idea. You and the gang will have the space you need for all manner of getaway activities. There are 314 houses available on HomeAway. Prices start at £55 per night. If that doesn't suit your squad's taste, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Cottage: 101 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • Apartment: 61 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.
  • Hotel: 56 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £60 per night.

Can I stay in Maidstone in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful getaway is hanging out with loved ones in an entirely new place. If you'll be visiting with a big group, HomeAway has options for you. 43 house holiday rentals are available. Presently, they're the most popular choice here for large groups. Rental properties in this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Are you searching for places that can sleep 6 people? We have 109 that will be ideal. Prices start from £70 per night.
  • Need a holiday property for 5 guests? We have 48 that will work well. Prices start from £60 a night.
  • Hunting down holiday rentals catering to 8 guests? You'll be delighted to hear we have 20 that will fit the bill. You can grab one for as little as £114 per night.

You and all your buddies will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Maidstone holiday with us!