Teston Picnic Park

About This Project

This section is in two distinct parts. There are a few swims between the bridge and the lock where the river is shallower and faster flowing. Above the lock the river is much deeper and slower flowing, with a good head of roach and bream.



The nearest postcode is ME18 5BX

  • From Maidstone take the A26 Tonbridge Road through Barming
  • Turn Left into the B2163 and continue to the Level Crossing
  • Just after the level crossing turn right into the Country Park car park. Normal Parking charges apply.
  • The river is a short walk across the field from the car park, and is accessible via several paths, depending on where you have chosen to fish.
  • The Stretch runs from Teston bridge to the MVAS marker post at the start of the EFCC members only stretch.
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Water Notes

Access to this section is managed by the Country Park, and is restricted by the opening times of the car park. There is no night fishing allowed, and illegal parking is likely to result in police action.

No Fishing from lock structures or the canoe pass area.