Ashford Tourist Information

Ashford International Station

Ashford International Station

Major Central Kent transport hub Ashford International is Britain’s great gateway into Europe via Eurostar and is a delightful heritage market town with a wide choice of modern luxury and budget hotels in the centre and pretty holiday cottages and B&B inns in surrounding rural villages. Whether you’re looking for an attractive Central Kent holiday base perfect for touring the region, a premier business hotel or a Eurostar stopover, Ashford accommodation choice caters for every need.

St Mary's Church Ashford

St Mary’s Church Ashford

Ashford has long been a major railway centre and today you can pick up fast rail links to a choice of Sussex and Kent locations from Canterbury to Dover, plus easy fast rail access into Central London. Around the market town centre you’ll be pleasantly surprised by pretty Ashford town centre with its old 17th Century Grammar School, now home to the town’s museum overlooking the 15th Century St Mary’s church. 

Nestling just off the M20, Ashford hotels and cottages make great holiday bases for accessing nearby attractions including Port Lympne Animal Park.  Canterbury to the north and steam railway centre Tenterton in the Kent Weald to the west are both right on your doorstep and stunning stately home estates and gardens like Godinton House & Gardens are within easy driving distance. If you’re looking to tour and explore Kent, then you’ll find no better base than market town Ashford with its great choice of business and leisure hotels. Search and book an Ashford hotel and holiday cottage online now.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.