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Things To Do in Ashford

A great day out awaits.

During your stay with us at the Ashford International Hotel, why not head out into the town itself? Here are a few of the most interesting things to do in Ashford. 


15 minute drive 

Have your disposable cash at the ready to take advantage of up to 60% discount on over 100 of your favourite names, at this haven of retail therapy. Treat yourself to a bargain, stop for coffee, lunch, or dinner at one of the top cafes and restaurants, and snap up a bargain until 11pm on late-night shopping days.   

<strong><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW180171443 BCX8">ASHFORD DESIGNER OUTLET</span></strong>


12 minute drive

Immerse yourself in the history of Ashford at the Ashford Museum, situated in a 17th Century building in the heart of the town. Showcasing the key part this fascinating Kent town played in both World Wars, as well as its continuing role in our railway network, there are ancient artefacts and plenty of more recent curiosities to discover.    

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12 minute drive 

Explore 17 acres of open space and woodland in the heart of Ashford, which includes adventure play areas for kids of all sizes, riverside walks, and plenty of picnic spots. The Victoria Park Project is a programme of exciting events including mini-festivals, interactive play and learning opportunities around the environment and conservation, and regular updates about work to develop Ashford’s green spaces.   

<strong><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW179555036 BCX8">VICTORIA PARK</span> </strong>


10 minute drive 

UK Brewery of the Year in 2019, The Curious Brewery has been making award winning beer and lager for 12 years in a state-of-the-art building on the site of a heroic wartime rescue. Their mission is to stay curious, to celebrate and smile, and you can join in by taking a tour, or vising the taproom bar and restaurant which overlooks the brewing process where it all happens.  

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