Maidstone Tourism, United Kingdom

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(For other uses, see Maidstone (disambiguation).) Maidstone is the county town of Kent, England, 32 miles (51 km) south-east of London. The River Medway runs through the centre of the town, linking it with Rochester and the Thames Estuary. Historically, the river was a source and route for much of the town's trade as the centre of the agricultural county of Kent, known as the Garden of England. There is evidence of a settlement in the area dating back to before the Stone Age. The town is in the borough of Maidstone. In 2011, the town had a population of 113,137, about 73 per cent of the population of the borough. Maidstone's economy has changed over the years from being involved in heavy industry, to more light industry and service industries.

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If you are looking for travel information of Maidstone in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, London also deserves a visit. Add London to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. Also, to reach Maidstone, you'll have to take a flight to London; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Maidstone*

  • Pollution Statistics in Maidstone

    Know the pollution level of Maidstone before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 39.29 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 34.38 (Low)
  • Maidstone: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Maidstone for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Maidstone.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.27 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.73 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 15 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 20.45 (Low)
    • Drug offense 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.36 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.36 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.82 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.91 (Moderate)
  • Living in Maidstone - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 72.08 (High)
    • Pollution Index 45.81 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 12 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.73 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Maidstone

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Maidstone

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 72.41 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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