What's on inMaidstone

Welcome to Maidstone

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Maidstone - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Maidstone to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Maidstone

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Maidstone as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Maidstone

Fawlty Towers Fathers Day Lunch - 16th June
Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they know how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

TEL: 01772 691284
Kent Count Show
Kent Showground

The Kent County Show celebrates its 90th Show in 2019 and is the regions showcase event for farming countryside and rural life. Equine and livestock displays parades of vintage vehicles the Garden Life Marquee Woodland Area and food halls provide plenty for…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 630975
Dog Jog Maidstone 5K
Mote Park

Bring along your four‐legged friend and have a bark in the park at Maidstones Dog JogDog Jog is a unique 5k jogging event for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed fun atmosphere with…

Category: Sports

Big Fun Run Maidstone
Mote Park

. Be a Maidstone Big Fun Runner in 2019Big Fun Run is a 5k untimed run strictly for FUN where its all about relaxed exercise. Theres no times no pressure no sweat ‐ just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The…

Category: Sports


Tourist Attractions

Dickens World

May 2007 will see the opening of an innovative and exciting new £62m indoor visitor complex in Kent in the UK, themed around the life, work and times of one of Britain's best loved authors, Charles Dickens.Dickens World will take visitors on a journey of Dickens lifetime as…

Teapot Island

Come along and visit the amazing Teapot Island exhibition. With over 3500 teapots, each with it's own unique history, then enjoy yourself with a cream tea, or treat yourself to lunch or dinner in our riverside cafe.Take a walk along the beautiful Kent riverside, and maybe complete your…

Hop Farm Country Park

Year round family visitor attraction featuring two museums; indoor and outdoor children's play area's; Shire horse stables; animal farm; pets corner; military vehicle museum; pottery workshop; gift shop and Cafe.…

Historic Dockyard Chatham

Naval heritage site covering 80 acres.Stunning architecture and displays including WWII destroyer, submarine, recreation of the 18th century dockyard, RNLI lifeboat collection, ropery and museum.‐ Wheelchair access limited‐ Groups accepted‐ Picnic area‐ Coach parking‐ Refreshments‐ Parking on‐site‐ Free site transportOpening times:Closed January and until…

Fort Amherst

Fort Amherst is a Georgian Fortress set in over 15 acres of parkland, consisting of caves, tunnels, gun‐batteries and barracks.The Civil Defence building was formally a search light store used by the Territorial Army.It contains a unique collection of artefacts and documents coving the…

Upnor Castle

This attractive, turreted castle is set in a picturesque village area that is backed by rolling, wooded hills. The castle is fronted by a water bastion jutting out into the River Medway.Upnor Castle was originally built in 1559 as a gun fort on the orders of Queen Elizabeth…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Maidstone? See our list of attractions in Maidstone, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.

Updated: 26/05/2019 16:46:22