Ashford's rural heritage and areas of outstanding natural make
the town a natural choice for people wanting to escape to the
country but still enjoy fantastic links to London and the
Ashford has acres of natural heritage and woodland waiting
to be explored, many within easy walking distance.
The stunning Kent Downs and magical King's Wood - a focal
point for art and sculpture - are also on your doorstep, and
the protected Romney Marsh is only a short drive
Explore Ashford's countryside, local green spaces and walking
routes. Some local green spaces and walking routes are listed
Ashford has high quality bus, cycle and pedestrian networks that
provide a variety of travel options for accessing
Ashford's open green spaces.
Two routes of the National Cycle Network pass through the
town, and further plans to create more cycle paths, provide safe
bicycle parking facilities, and improve the public transport
network are in place.
For further information on cycling view the Sustrans Website or on
travelling by bike or foot, visit the
Kent County Council Website.
For further information about the countryside, view our partners’
websites below: Natural England