Wateringbury is a village around 5 miles south west of Maidstone and has a lovely marina close to the station where you can hire a canoe for the day. There is a pub across the road and shops, a tea room and the church and a hotel with a restaurant are all within 5 -10 minutes walk.
Wateringbury dates bake to anglo saxon times and the Parish Church f St John The Baptist has some parts dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries. The village is in an AONB and has several walks and is close to Teston Country park which is accessible via the Medway Valley riverside walk.
Live rail departure information can be found here
Station information can be found here