East Malling Station
About East Malling
East Malling is a small village near Maidstone. The area was renowned for hops and fruit growing. In fact, the East Malling Research Centre has been based here since 1913.
East Malling Halt opened in 1913 and was originally built on sleepers. It was then rebuilt in the late 1950s with concrete.
Walks around East Malling
Why not try out the 5 mile circular walk that starts and finishes from East Malling Church near to the train station. The walk will take you through orchards and woodland with beautiful views of the North Downs. Click on the map of link below for more information.
Alternatively you may wish to catch the train to East Malling, then take a 2.4 mile walk to West Malling Station before returning home. Here is a map of the route.
Cycle rides around East Malling
Although we don't have any official routes we can recommend, you can always take a look at the Komoot website where members of the community share routes they have taken around the local area.
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.