Walking and Cycling
If your passion is rambling cycling or fishing, the landscapes surrounding Ashford and Tenterden are hard to resist. Here routes range from long-distance paths to atmospheric town trails, and canals and lakes are chock-full of fish.
If fly fishing is your way of unwinding, why not indulge in a few hours of relaxation at Tenterden Trout Waters set in tranquil surroundings.
Pull on your walking boots to encounter a remarkable selection of paths, encompassing don't-miss rural trails - The North Downs Way, Greensand Way, Stour Valley Walk and historic Pilgrims Way are all close by.
In Ashford the town also boasts safe traffic-free cycle routes. Click here for a downloadable walking and cycling map of Ashford. And enjoy a walk through Ashford's past with the Ashford Heritage Trail starting at the Ashford Borough Museum.
For cyclists, National Route 18. is a glorious heritage ride through the Weald heading west out of Ashford, along quiet country roads to charismatic Tenterden It also sweeps east along tranquil lanes to Wye.