Barming is a village to the west of Maidstone. St Margaret's Church was built during the Norman period (12th Cntury).
Barming Station is the main station for Maidstone Hospital. Ironically, Barming Station which was opened on 1st June 1974, lies outside of the parish of Barming but East Farleigh Station on the Medway Valley Line lies within the parish of Barming.
Walks around Barming
Why not explore the countryside and take a walk along the River. The West Farleigh River Walk is 3.5 miles long.from Teston to Barming and back through West Farleigh, but you can join it at any point. Click on the map or link below to download the route.
We would like to thank "Rainham Rail Enthusiast" for allowing us to link his video of the station.
Cycle rides around Barming
Why not cycle along the River Medway Tow Path which is just over 6 miles long. The route is very flat and friendly for family circle rides. You can join the route at any point but stretches between Aylesford and East Barming.
We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness.
However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes.
Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces.
Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.