History Walk - Heart of Kent Walking Festival

Type:Guided Walk

Queen Victoria Monument, Jubilee Square, High Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LR

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History Walk - Heart of Kent Walking Festival


Next to the Town Hall is Bank Street where you can see old Maidstone’s history in the buildings as you head to the river. The route will take you through Whatman Park, part of the 12km Maidstone River Park that stretches from Teston to Aylesford. Along the route you will be able to see much of Maidstone’s heritage, passing Allington Castle, Allington Lock before reaching the historic medieval five arched bridge at Aylesford. Stopping for lunch in Aylesford you will then head back along the Medway to Maidstone town centre.


Age: 18+

Refreshments: Lunch stop at Aylesford pub/ tearoom or bring a packed lunch

Walk: Circular

Grade: Moderate

Start Point: Queen Victoria Monument, Jubilee Square, High Street, Maidstone (near Santander Bank) ME14 1LR TQ760557

Start Time: 10:00

Distance: 9 mi / 14.5km

Duration (approx.): 4.5hrs


Led by: Maidstone Ramblers - Colin Philpott

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Parking: Town centre car parks

Public Transport Directions

Train: Maidstone East/ Maidstone West

Opening Times

Season (25 Apr 2020)


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