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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 527 vacation rentals near Maidstone. From 112 Cottages to 336 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Maidstone for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Maidstone:

  • Royal Borough of Greenwich: 7,634 vacation rentals
  • Woolwich: 63 vacation rentals
  • Wilmington: 547 vacation rentals
  • North Woolwich: 57 vacation rentals
  • Westcliff-on-Sea: 17 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Maidstone?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Maidstone. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maidstone Harrietsham Station: 1,039 vacation rentals
  • Stoneacre: 764 vacation rentals
  • Tyrewhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages: 710 vacation rentals
  • Maidstone East Station: 700 vacation rentals
  • Bearsted Golf Club: 729 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Maidstone?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 112 Cottages in Maidstone. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Maidstone include:

  • Houses: 336 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 112 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 46 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Maidstone?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 46 vacation rentals with pool available in Maidstone. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.