Aylesford is a large village on the River Medway. The old village can be accessed on foot via a 14th century five-arched bridge and is about 10 minutes walk from the station. There has been settlement here since Neolithic times, as evidenced by the long barrows at Aylesford Priory, (The Friars,) an ancient religious house of the Order of Carmelites dating back to the 13th Century.The village has restaurants and pubs along the riverside which make a great stopping point for cycle rides or walks.
Walks Around Aylesford
There are a number of beautiful walks you can starting from Aylesford Station. Click on the images to download the latest maps or the following links.
Pits and Pilgrims - 7 mile walk