Here is some information for boatowners
attending the Maidstone River Festival.
The best place for mooring is between the Lockmeadow Millennium
Bridge and the high level railway bridge. Click here
to see a map of that area.
There is a supermarket and newsagents close by. The main
town centre is a minute from the riverside. The
riverside toilets will be reopened for the 2010 River
Festival between Monday 25 July and Monday 2 August.
A fresh water tap is available. Sluice facilities will
If you need some retail therapy, Maidstone's the place
for you. Maidstone is the County Town of Kent and boasts
more than 700 shops, two major shopping centres, a boutique
style arcade, over 75 cafes and fine restaurants, a cinema,
a museum and a theatre. For more information, visit www.maidstonetowncentre.com
Maidstone Millennium River Park is situated along the
banks of the River Medway between Teston and Allington.
No visit to Maidstone is complete without a walk along
the Maidstone Millennium River Park, opened in 2001. This
brilliant park along the banks of the River Medway was
created by the people of Maidstone with support from the
Millennium Commission, and includes 10km of easily accessible
paths and three new footbridges.