Medway Valley Walk – Aylesford to Maidstone

This short 4 mileĀ  walk follows the Medway Valley Walk fromĀ  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.

Aylesford Bridge
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
View from the Bridge

towards Bluebell Hill
Across the Valley looking towards Bluebell Hill in the background

Duck
A duck enjoying the sunshine

from Allington lock
The River looking north from Allington Lock

Walk past the Malta inn pub.

towards Maidstone
The view towards Maidstone

Allington Castle
Allington Castle is visible through the trees across the river

towpath towards Maidstone
The towpath towards Maidstone.

houseboat
A Houseboat

ferry
There is ferry between the Malta inn and Maidstone

Maidstone
Arriving at Maidstone

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