Easy access to the motorway network and a wide variety of venues in all shapes and sizes whether it be for a small meeting for two or three or a conference for one thousand, Maidstone provides plenty of solutions for a meeting in Kent
Set in the heart of the ‘Garden of England’, where they will instantly feel a world away from the office.
Location is a key consideration for event organisers and Maidstone ticks all the boxes being just 35 minutes by rail from London and 35 miles from the Channel Tunnel and ports. It also has easy access to London airports and excellent road networks, only a short distance from the M25 and along the M20.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside and right next to the River Medway, Maidstone nestles at the foot of the North Downs. As the County Town, Maidstone has a colourful history, with many fascinating old buildings, alongside a vibrant shopping centre.
The town is also well known as the 'nightlife' capital of the county, with its theatre, bars, restaurants and clubs so your delegates can kick back and relax after the day's business.
Map of Conference Venues in Maidstone
How to get to Maidstone
Maidstone town is easily accessible through it two major railway stations
Maidstone East station for services from London and Ashford.
Maidstone West for services from Gatwick and Strood.
From London Victoria to Maidstone East the direct journey takes just 1h 2minutes
From Dover and the Channel Tunnel its easily accessible from M20 motorway. junctions 5, 6, 7 and 8.
From London and the rest of the UK its just via the M25 and M26/M20 motorways.
A Coach Service is also available from London with National Express
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List of Conference and Event Venues in Maidstone
The Hop Farm Family Park
With 500 acres of land and event infrastructure in-situ, the event fields for hire at The Hop Farm are only limited by imagination. There are plenty of flat event fields, but The Hop Farm also offers a woodland area, river frontage, touring facilities and an off-road driving course, plus a toilet and shower block.
With a large banked arena, The Hop Farm is ideal for spectator sports such as tank driving, hovercraft and all types of motorised activities, alongside its natural persuasion towards country pursuits such as clay pigeon shooting and gun dogs.
Battel Hall at Leeds Castle
Part of the Leeds Castle Estate, Battel Hall is located just an hour from London just on the outskirts of Maidstone Junction 8 of the M20. A medieval Manor house that has been tastefully refurbished offering an elegant yet comfortable escape to the countryside, for your next business planning meeting or team building event. With five ensuite bedrooms and a further two in an adjacent annex, a stunning dining room catering for up to 14 and private outdoor space for up to 200, Battel Hall also benefits from use of the Leeds Castle Estate.
Kent Event Centre
200 acres of outdoor space and parking for 30,000 cars with secure permanent perimeter fence. Up to 6 public entrances, electricity and water throughout the site.
Tarmac roadways allow for easy movement of traffic and entire of traffic. Toilet and shower facilities that can cater for up to 30,000 visitors.
You can expect a fully integrated service that includes support from our event management team. Their experience and excellent level of customer service and attention to detail will help you with the smooth delivery of every aspect of your event from start to finish.
Kent Life Heritage Farm Park
Kent Life is the perfect venue if you are looking for a digital detox. It's a really unique location for a corporate event set within 28 acres of beautiful and historic surroundings. Kent Life offers fantastic outdoor event space as well as unique and rustic village hall style meeting rooms facilities that cater for 10-90, You can even impress your guests with some hands-on animal feeding, a game of tug of war, or pig or sheep racing, tractor driving, ferret racing etc.!
Leeds Castle in Kent, “the loveliest castle in the world”, offers an historic setting for meetings and conferences in the 900 year old Castle and Tudor Maiden’s Tower. Set in 500 acres of beautiful parkland, with luxury bedrooms. One mile from Junction 8 off the M20, within easy reach of London.
Mote Park encompasses over 450 acres of land in the heart of Maidstone and offers great flexibility for outdoor events. The main event area is approximately 18 acres, but a further 28 acres can be made available to accommodate camping/glamping and additional parking.
The site is open to the public so hirers will need to provide their own perimeter fencing, toilets, security, etc.
ORIDA Hotel Maidstone
ORIDA Hotel Maidstone opened in January 2022, offering 146 bedrooms and 7 good meeting rooms. It is extremely conveniently situated from Junction 7 of the M20, less than 10 minutes from central Maidstone.. Great local produce is served. It is very welcoming and offers great hospitality making it the ideal locations, for conference, product lauches and exhibitions
Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Just 30 miles from London Tudor Park Marriott Hotel and Country Club is set within hundreds of acres of lush parkland. As well has high end meeting facilities the hotel offers fabulous fitness facilities from a tranquil spa with an array of treatments to an indoor pool, and fully-equipped gym allowing you to delegates to stay fit and feel pampered. It also has an 18-hole championship golf course, with its awe-inspiring Kent vistas ideal for an as incentive package for your hard working staff.