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Directions to Kent Showground

Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent

Sat Nav: ME14 3JF

The Kent Event Centre is ideally suited for arrival by car due to being close to London. It is located on the A249 which is a busy dual carriageway. From the M20 Motorway. Exit the motorway art junction (7) and follow signs to Sittingbourne and Sheerness A249. The Kent Showground is clearly marked and is approximately 2 miles from the Junction. From the M2 Motorway. Exit the motorway at junction (5) signposted Maidstone A249. The Kent Showground is approximately 5 miles.

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By Bus

Arriva route 333 Tel:01622 690 577 There is a number 333 bus service to the Showground during this year’s Kent County Show. The bus can be caught at the Chequers Bus Station stop H3 in Maidstone town centre. Some buses are run by Chalkwell on behalf of Kent County Council, so for more information telephone Chalkwell: 01792 423982. Please see timetable for details.

By Rail

Nearest Rail Station: Maidstone East (4mi approx)
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The nearest train station is Maidstone East. View the Timetable to the left or for more rail enquiries telephone: 08457 48 49 50. The Channel Tunnel is within a 40 minute drive (33 miles). Ashford International is a 20 minute drive (20 miles).

Local Taxi numbers

Fairview Executive Hire
Tel: 07873 325413

Capital Cars
Tel: 01622 210155

Sapphire Cars
Tel: 01622 232976

Airport Information

Rochester (8mi)
Tel: 01634 869969

London City (40mi approx)
E16 2PX
Tel: 020 7646 0000

Gatwick (41mi approx)
Tel: 0870 000 2468

Southend (50mi approx)
Tel: 01702 538500

Stansted (60mi approx)
CM24 1QW
Tel: 0870 000 0303

Heathrow Airport (62mi approx)
Tel: 0870 000 0123

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Ferry Information

Folkstone (36mi approx)
CT20 1QH

Dover (42mi approx)
CT16 1JA

New Haven (56mi approx)

Harwich (93mi approx)
CO12 4SR

Portsmouth (100mi approx)

Felixstowe (108mi approx)
IP11 3SY