How do I get to the Detling Showground?

Travelling by Car

Use the postcode – ME14 3JF

The Kent Event County Showground is located on the A249, which is a 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 the junction.

From the M2 Motorway, exit the motorway at Junction 5 signposted Maidstone A249. The Kent Showground is approximately 5 miles.

Plentiful free parking is available onsite.

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Travelling by Public Transport

 By Bus

Whilst there is a limited bus service from Maidstone the bus stop is half an hour walk from the showground. We therefore advise you to get a taxi or come by car.

 By Rail

The nearest train station is Maidstone East.

View their Timetable or for more rail enquiries telephone: 08457 48 49 50.

Ashford International is a 20 minute drive (20 miles).

The Channel Tunnel is within a 40 minute drive (35 miles).

 By Air

Gatwick Airport is just 41 miles and a 45-minute drive away.

 By Sea

Dover is within a 45-minute drive and 38 miles away.