Ashford is a thriving urban hub set in the idyllic Kentish countryside just a 38-minute train journey from central London. Voted Kent’s Number One Business Location, Ashford is at the epicentre of remarkable inward investment success, providing exceptional high-speed national and international transport links to London and Europe via Eurostar. Close to the market town of Tenterden, the iconic historic Canterbury and the beautiful south coast of England, there’s plenty to explore. The award-winning Ashford Designer Outlet Centre is right around the corner, with plenty of high-end stores and restaurants at your door at discounted prices.
With the only Eurostar train stops on the route from London to Paris, it takes passengers to the Continent for business or leisure in less than two hours. Direct high-speed services also connect passengers to Lille in under an hour and Brussels in 1 hour 37 minutes.
Ashford’s Kent location on the M20 corridor provides fast access to the rest of the county, the UK or across the English Channel by road, and the expansion of junction 10a (a £104m project) this opens the potential for further growth.
London’s two main airports are within easy reach. By car, Gatwick is an hour away with Heathrow only a further 30 minutes around the M25. Closer still is London Ashford Airport at Lydd, which is due to undergo a multi-million-pound redevelopment.
With so many new restaurants & cafes joining Ashfords vibrant town centre, there is always something that tickles your fancy.
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This pub was probably built around 1710, when it was a doctor’s home and medical practice. It became an inn in c1890 and was named the County Hotel in 1926.
Our restaurant in Ashford is located in a lovingly restored period building, just off the bustling High Street. Ashford International Station is only a short walk away so if you’re travelling by Eurostar and headed for France, why not join us for delicious pizza before or after your trip.
At Pressure Point Escape Rooms, we give you an unforgettable experience. Our fictionally themed escape rooms will reveal your hidden genius and test your problem solving ability against the clock.
Battlezone is a world at war themed indoor laser tag arena spread out over 2 floors with sound, light and smoke effects!
Cineworld Ashford is a 12 screen cinema situated on the Eureka Leisure Park, with restaurants and a free car park in short proximity.
Imagine play arena is the biggest soft play centre in Kent with 25000 square feet of play arena. We have bouncy beds a triple storey wave slide and much much more including a dedicated toddler and baby zone.
Flip Out Ashford brings all the bouncing fun you can possibly imagine to Kent. With 59 trampolines and two stunt areas, you can make the most of these great facilities.
Experience the best bowling Ashford has to offer, and strike it lucky at Hollywood Bowl! With delicious food and drinks, fantastic deals, and state-of-the-art lanes – it’s the perfect place to make fun filled memories for everyone.
Godinton is a remarkable country house, nestled in the heart of Kent. It is designed to feel comfortable and more informal than other properties – a house, rather than a museum.
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A touching memorial to the Great War and sheltered from the elements by a smart and large canopy.
Housed in a 17th century Grade II listed building, the museum is located in the Church Yard, at the Heart of Ashford’s Town Centre, and features exhibits associated with Ashford’s history.
The park has a pivotal role to play in connecting residents with the town’s history, the local area and the built, cultural and natural heritage of the site.
The features of the memorial garden and public open space include a sunken amphitheatre, pier, moorings, wide lawns, flowering fruit trees and fountains.
Love Ashford website has a host of information to help you decide what to do next!
Flipout Ashford has seen an incredible response from the local public. Wall-to-wall trampolines, stunt area and foam pits… it’s a bouncing paradise!
Sk8side Ashford is the place for every Tony Hawkes-wannabe. There are mini-ramps. Quarter pipes, flat banks and funboxes to practise tricks, as well as an onsite shop for spare parts and set up their own boards.
The Stour Centre plays a strong part in the community life in Ashford, offering swimming pools, spin and fitness studios, spa facilities – essentially everything you need from your local leisure centre, and with good value prices too.
Another local sports venue is the Julie Rose Stadium near Conningbrook Lakes which provides a gym, fitness classes and multi-games areas.