Halling is a mid sized village in a gap in the North Downs, along side the river. The village is a short walk from the station and is the station is the closest to the new Peter’s village development.
“Halling Man” a Neolithic skeleton discovered in 1912 behind the present railway station and you can also find the ruins of a Bishops Palace and there are also a number of old World War II defences situated along the riverside. There is also evidence of the former ferry crossing behind the church to the other side of the Medway.
We would like to thank "Rainham Rail Enthusiast" for allowing us to link his video of the station.
Walks Around Halling
This beautiful 6 mile walk takes you across part of the Kent North Downs and marshland to the village of Cuxton. To view the guide click on the image or link below.
Halling Parish Council have also identified a few walks you may wish to explore.
You may also wish to explore the Halling Community Trail. This is a lovely walk which gives spectacular views of the River Medway. During spring the woodland is covered in bluebells.
Cycle Rides Around Halling
North Downs Way Riders' Route - Ride through 1000s of years of history on the magnificent North Downs Way National Trail Riders' Route.
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.
For more information about things to do around Halling, why not take a look at the Explore Kent website.