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Overview

Ashford, the garden of England, located in Kent region, England

Located in the beautiful Kent countryside, in the southeast region of England, Ashford is a town with fast on-going expansion comprising of new businesses, leisure facilities, retail developments, a first-class transport hub and quality housing. Ashford has a fast-growing population which has more than trebled in the last 40 years to around 112,000 residents. The town has one of the best quality of life in Kent.

There are a few tourist attractions in Ashford, namely the Ashford Borough Museum, Godinton House and Gardens and the Willesborough Windmill. Much of Ashford borough is made up of picturesque villages and stunning protected countryside including Romney Marsh, the North Downs and the High Weald.

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Using Ashford as a starting point, you will be able to discover the beautiful tranquil countryside, gardens, apple orchards and picturesque villages of this part of Kent. Conveniently located at just 40 minutes away by the high speed Eurostar from London, Ashford houses a major transportation hub. Why not seize the opportunity to combine your visit in Ashford with a trip to the continent ? Hop on board the Eurostar which will whisk you off to Paris, Brussels or Lille.

Like in other towns and villages of England, tea time is an institution, so hop in a tea room for an afternoon tea and homemade cakes.

The McArthurGlen Ashford designer outlet is one of Europe’s most impressive shopping destinations, offering fashion, jewellery and sports shops in abundance. If the thought overwhelms you, try the modern County Square and Park Mall centres.

Ashford Tourist Information Service
2nd Floor, Ashford Gateway Plus, Church Road, Ashford, Kent TN23 1AS 5
Tel : +44 (0)1 23 33 30 316

The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.

Ashford station(s)

Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Ashford.

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