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Maidstone - De Vere VILLAGE
Village Hotel & Leisure, Castle View, Forstal Road, Maidstone,
Super-comfy beds, free Wi-Fi and a brilliant choice of family-friendly places to eat, drink and be merry, including Verve Grill, Victory Pub & Kitchen and Starbucks. To work out, or chill out, head to our state-of-the-art health & fitness suite with 25-metre pool – it’s free for our guests so dive in. Village Maidstone is situated on the banks of the River Medway and is perfectly located to explore Kent and beyond.
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Maidstone is an attractive county town situated on the banks of the River Medway, half way between London and the Kent coast. A short break at a hotel in Maidstone is the ideal way of exploring this delightful part of southern England. The Kent Downs surround Maidstone and are popular with visitors to the region, while there are a number of interesting historical sites that also attract plenty of attention. Maidstone is easily accessed from London and the south coast, making it a popular option with companies and businesses in search of a conference venue.
Occasionally known as the Garden of England, Kent is famed for its agricultural heritage and multitude of orchards and hop gardens. While these traditions may have faded over time, the legacy gives the area surrounding Maidstone an attractive feel. There are several landmarks in and around Maidstone including the Archbishop's Palace and Leeds Castle. The latter of these two, the castle, is one of the finest examples medieval architecture in the UK. There are a number of events held at the castle throughout the year - in summer months frequent open air cinema screenings and theatre performances take place in the grounds, all easily accessed from a Maidstone hotel.
The River Medway, which runs through Maidstone, is another attractive feature of the area. It is possible to take boating trips on the river and several marinas that are situated along the river offer facilities to boat users. The scenic footpaths along the banks of the Medway also make for a great day out to explore the area surrounding Maidstone.
Maidstone has good transport links and both London and the south Kent Coast can be easily reached. This means businesses hiring meeting or training rooms in Maidstone have chosen an excellent location. The flexible packages offer fully equipped rooms that come with the latest audio visual technology and free flowing refreshments throughout the venue.