Maidstone River Park

Type:Municipal Park

Along the banks of the River Medway, between Teston & Allington, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SX

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Maidstone River Park was one of a lasting legacy of projects, funded in part by the National Lottery to celebrate the new Millennium. The park is a 12km walk along the River Medway from Teston Country Park through Maidstone’s town centre, to Allington and Kent Life. 

The River Medway is the heart of this watery scene and the Maidstone River Park website explains its history, the features along the route and what you and do and see along this surprisingly quiet backwater.

A cycle path has now been created on the stretch from Barming to Aylesford.  It follows the route of the river most of the way and is fun and easy to use.  There are a number of very good refreshment stops along the route, the Railway at East Farleigh, and a number of food and drink options at Lockmeadow. There are lots of options in Maidstone town centre close to the route, and a narrow boat cafe between the bridges in Maidstone. At Allington Lock there is The Malta Inn and The Little Old Toll House.  This is a glorious waterside route away from busy roads.  A map of the cycle ride can found here Tow Path .

 

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Teston Picnic Site: A26 to Wateringbury then B2163 Teston Lane.Allington Lock: M20 Jct 6, follow signs for Aylesford into Forstal Road and Lock Lane.

Public Transport Directions

Teston picnic site is just over 1 mile from Wateringbury Railway Station.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2019 opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Open 08:00 until dusk all year

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