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Kingfisher logo & walk nameMedway Valley Walk

45 km / 28 miles

Kent, Medway
A valley walk in west Kent, with interesting landscape, natural history and archaeology. It passes through a varied landscape of downland, woodland, orchards, hop gardens, meadows and farmland, lakes and marshland, unspoilt villages and historic towns. Links are made with the Greensand Way, North Downs Way, Saxon Shore Way and Wealdway.

The start of the walk is linked by the waymarked Eden Valley Walk (15 miles and on OS mapping) to the Vanguard Way at Haxted. The Len Valley Walk (12 miles) connects with the Medway Valley Walk at Maidstone and following the course of the River Len also connects with the Stour Valley Walk (Kent) at Lenham, thus creating a waymarked 80 mile route between Tonbridge and the sea at Sandwich.

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Path Type
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Waymark: Kingfisher logo & walk name
Kingfisher logo & walk name
Easy; Downland/Wolds; River; Heritage
TQ590464 - Tonbridge, Kent
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TQ739685 - Rochester, Medway
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Winnats Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
38 Km
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41 Km
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Chestnuts B&B  (bookable online)
4 Km
45 Km

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Medway Valley Walk GPX Exchange Format Route File
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Medway Valley Walk Tracklogs Route file
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Route Profile:

45.9 Km (28.5 miles)
396 m (1,299 ft) ascent
107 m (351 ft)  maximum height