Holiday cottages Maidstone for your holiday in Kent
Maidstone is in the county town of Kent. The town has a population of 113,137. With the River Medway that runs through it making for peaceful riverside views, it is no wonder that when looking for holiday cottages in Kent, many tourists choose to stay in Maidstone. The town has a long and rich history and there is even evidence to suggest that there has been a settlement in this area since beyond the Stone Age.
Maidstone holiday rentals – things to do while you're here
It's worth taking a look at the Archbishop's Palace. This impressive 14th century building was originally a resting-place for Archbishops travelling through London and Canterbury – their very own holiday home in Maidstone. Now it is often used for wedding ceremonies. The neighbouring Apothecary's Garden is also nice, and is open to the public from 1st May till the end of August Wednesday afternoons only. Maidstone Museum is more than an interesting experience, the building which hosts it is a charming Elizabethan Manor House. Tyrwhitt-Drake Museum of Carriages, chronicling a fascinating insight into the history of transport, makes for an interesting excursion for people of all ages. Your holiday needn't be restricted to one town. Your Maidstone holiday cottage can be used simply as the starting point for further exploration of the county and the surrounding countryside and interesting towns. Why not take a trip to Rochester Cathedral, the second oldest in the country? Or for those who appreciate awesome natural beauty, head to the coast, the lovely seaside town of Ramsgate is just an hour away. While in the region White Cliffs which characterise the nearby coast are a must. Canterbury is a fascinating town, and just 40 minutes away from Maidstone. Whatever you do, you're guaranteed not to be short of things to do when staying in holiday cottages Maidstone, so come and visit and see for yourself the area of the world which people have adored for quite literally centuries.