The SocialKent County Showground, Maidstone 11th March 2017
The Kent Event Centre at the Kent Showground is ideally suited for arrival by car. It is located on the A249 which is a busy dual carriageway.
From the M20 Motorway. Exit the motorway at junction 7 and follow signs to Sittingbourne and Sheerness A249. The Kent Showground is clearly marked and is approximately 2 miles from
From the M2 Motorway. Exit the motorway at junction 5, signposted Maidstone A249. The Kent Showground is approximately 5 miles from the junction.
The postcode is ME14 3JF. Please note that it is best to follow the signs as you near the Showground rather than a sat nav.
Parking at The Kent County Showground is absolutely free and a parking ticket is not required. The car park will open at 10:00 on both days and will close at 01:00 the following morning. Please note
that all vehicles must leave site and cannot stay overnight (the campsite car park is an exception). If you want to leave your car overnight, you will need to use one of the campsites that are situated a stone’s throw from the venue.
Plan your journey by visiting http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
- Maidstone East (4.3 miles from The Kent County Showground)
- Maidstone Barracks (5.2 miles from The Kent County Showground)
- Maidstone West (5.3 miles from The Kent County Showground)
Nearest Airport: London Gatwick
Shuttle buses will be running from the event back to Maidstone Town Centre (The Gallagher Stadium) after the event. The shuttle bus stop will be clearly sign posted when leaving the event. A shuttle bus ticket is not required, however, you will have to pay a £3.00 fee as you board the bus.
- Maidstone West
- Maidstone East
For full information on bus routes and times please click here.
There are several hotels in the nearby area which also offer parking facilities for hotel guests. The below hotels are all within a 3 mile radius of the festival site.
- Exclusive - Express: 01622 222 222
Parking will be free at the showground.