Retail and Relaxation
The contrast is exciting, Vibrant Ashford offers a cool, recently expanded, stunning Designer Outlet with over 70 modern stores offering discounts of up to 60%. There is also a great selection of restaurants and cafes to choose from, a children's play area and Europe's largest living wall. Elwick Place in the town centre offers a Travelodge and stunning Picturehouse cinema along with a great choice of eateries. Central Ashford boasts the County Square Shopping Centre, which brings all the leading High Street stores under one roof and the High Street is also home to a street market three times a week. There's always plenty going on in Ashford, take a look at loveashford for further information.
In historic Tenterden, antiques-packed shops and quirky independent stores line streets full of traditional charm.
Tenterden is another prime place to shop for the unique and antique. Independent stores sit in historic gems, specialising in local crafts, clothes, books, gifts, collectables and antiques. Quaint cafes provide countless places to pause, while Friday brings the weekly market - in Tenterden, enjoy shopping as it used to be.
Picturesque Wye features a regular Farmers' Market and Ticketyboo, a beautiful shop offering a hand-picked mix of thoughtful and colourful gifts for you and your home. Perfectly preserved Chilham is strong on quality gifts, local produce and antiques. Attractive Charing is full of independent shops and appealing places to eat.
Perfect pamering is on offer too. Eastwell Manor, a Champneys Spa Hotel is perfect for a relaxing spa break. Ashford International Hotel offers beauty treatments along with a pool, sauna, jacuzzi and ice fountain. Luxuriate in some serious 'me-time' at the London Beach Country Hotel, Golf Club & Spa, or f you're looking for a feeling of wellbeing, Green Farm could be just the answer. A luxury boutique wellness retreat set in beautiful countryside.