Walking is not only a fantastic way to stay healthy – it also does wonders for you mental wellbeing, and is a great way to explore this beautiful county and spend time with friends and family.

In Kent and Medway we are lucky to have some stunning walking trails and country parks, as well as many pretty towns and villages to explore on foot. So take a look at the resources in this section, get on your feet, and start enjoying the many benefits walking has to offer.

Take the first step

Take a look at these guides to making your first steps to becoming a regular walker.



See what difference a walk makes

Check out this video from Walking for Health about the impact of their Health Walks on the people who take part.


Take a walk by the River Medway

Take a look at our featured walking route, along the Medway Towpath from Maidstone town centre.

Find the right walk for you

From short walks around the county’s pretty towns, to circular routes around country parks. From group walks to walks with the family, there are plenty of ways to find the perfect walk for you. Take a look at the links below to find your perfect walking route.