General Information about Ashford
Home to over 59,000 residents the town of Ashford can be found within the Shire County of Kent. Ashford is thought to have been inhabited since 893 A.D and is well known for its agricultural industry and is one of England's most popular agricultural market destinations. Ideally located within thirteen miles from Ashford is the River Upper Great Stour which eventually flows into the English Channel.
There is plenty to keep you occupied while you are visiting Ashford as well as many interesting monuments. The Willesbourgh Windmill is one of the towns most well known features and was originally built back in 1869. The mill is now a museum was originally built as a Smock Mill.
Also a trip to the Beech Court Gardens should not be missed if you are a fan of nature. Here at the botanic gardens you will be able to see a wide variety's of plants. The Ashford Green Corridor which was first established back in the 19th century and is one of the most visited parks in the area.
Other popular activities to do in Ashford range from visiting the Ashford Borough Museum to going on a tour to the Biddenden Vineyards or simply mingling with the locals at one of the local pubs.
You can get to Ashford through a variety of means of transportation with rail being one of the most popular. There are regular trains arriving from London, Dover, Canterbury, Hastings and Folkestone. The Eurostar is another way of getting to Ashford.
Hotels in Ashford
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