Can I pay by credit card at the entrance?

Yes, there are credit card facilities on all gates.

Is there a shuttle bus?

We will be working with Nu-Venture to offer a shuttle bus service from Maidstone.

Buses will leave Maidstone East Station (bus stop O outside County Hall, opposite Maidstone East Station) on each day of the Show at 0900, 1000, 1100. Buses will then call at Maidstone Town Centre, King Street (bus stop K1 opposite Boots) at 0910, 1010, 1110.

Buses will return from the Kent County Show (Main Gate Car Park) to Maidstone East Station and Maidstone Town Centre at 1500, 1600, 1700 and 1815.

Flat fare for all adult passengers: £4 single, £5 day return. Children up to 16th birthday travel free. (No other tickets or discounts valid).

Nu-Venture – Telephone 01622 882288.

Where is the nearest railway station?

The nearest railway station is Maidstone East.

Is there parking for disabled people?

All entrances at the Kent County Show are accessible by disabled visitors. There is parking for the disabled which will be clearly signposted. There is also a designated disabled car park, which you will be directed to from the Main Gate (A249). We recommend that you approach the show from the M20 J7 and display your blue badge.

Can I hire a wheelchair / mobility scooter?

Wheelchair/scooter hire will be available from Safehands Mobility. For pre booking contact Safehands Mobility on 01303 274574 or for more information please visit their website:

What do I do if I feel unwell?

The Kent Showground has a permanent St John Ambulance facility in the centre of the Showground, behind the Show Office. Qualified first aid staff will be available around the Showground at all times during the Show and will have two mobile units at Entrance 1 and at the Countryside Ring.

Are there any baby changing and feeding facilities?

There are baby changing facilities in the toilets in the Clive Emson Exhibition Hall next to the Food Hall. For our members, there are additional baby change facilities in the members toilets.

Are there any cash points available on Show days?

Yes, there are cash machines in the centre of the Showground behind Alan Day House.

Are there any camping and caravan sites on the Showground?

Yes, there are both caravan and camping facilities adjacent to the Showground, bookable in advance. Please visit our Caravan Park website at Oak View Caravan Park.