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Visitor Info

Travel Info

By Bus

Check the timetables for the following bus companies: Arriva NuVenture

By Train

Maidstone West, Maidstone East and Maidstone Barracks are within walking distance of the River Festival. Additionally, the new high speed services now run to Maidstone West. Plan your route online

By boat

The nearest locks are at Allington or East Farleigh. The best place for mooring is between the Lockmeadow Millennium Bridge and the high level railway bridge. For information about mooring see below.

By car

M20 junction six, follow signs to the town centre. The nearest car park is the Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre (closes at 11:30pm). View town centre car parks. Please note: evening car parking charges now apply in most car parks. Roads will likely be busy on the day, so arrive early. During the firework display the bridge across the road will need to be closed.

Festival Programmes

Programmes and maps of the festival will be available on the festival day free of charge. The programmes will be distributed on the day around the festival as well as through the information kiosk next to the floating sound stage. There will be festival announcements throughout the day in case you don't get a programme.