This short 4 mile walk follows the Medway Valley Walk from Aylesford to Maidstone. The Arriva bus 155 between Chatham and Maidstone provides an hourly service to Aylesford.
The route can be found on Ordnance Survey Explorer Map no 148. Maidstone and the Medway towns.
The Old Medway Bridge at Aylesford.
From the bus stop head east to the Bridge and cross over to the south side after the new bridge the route follows the river then crosses the railway. Follow the way marked path until you get to Allington Lock where you cross over to the north side
View from the Bridge
Across the Valley looking towards Bluebell Hill in the background
A duck enjoying the sunshine
The River looking north from Allington Lock
Walk past the Malta inn pub.
The view towards Maidstone
Allington Castle is visible through the trees across the river
The towpath towards Maidstone.
There is ferry between the Malta inn and Maidstone
Arriving at Maidstone