Whether you’re staying for a short break or just fancy a day’s shopping further afield, then here is our guide to other destinations all within easy travelling distance for shopping trips from Ashford Kent.
There are a number of other towns close by to embark on shopping trips from Ashford Kent.
The small town of Hythe, offers some unique shops along its olde world High Street. With the Royal Military Canal and the famous Hythe to Dungeness steam light railway to enjoy as well, Hythe makes a great trip for shopping for everyone.
The nearby coastal town of Folkestone features some delightful shops within its artistic quarter. With more boutiques and stores popping up all the time combined with the joys of the seaside, Folkestone is definately worth a visit.
You can reach Canterbury’s shopping delights easily from Ashford by car, bus or train. About half an hour journey time by car, Canterbury is steeped in history and charm and offers some great shopping alongside its rich heritage and cathedral.
Bluewater Shopping Centre, Greenhythe, Kent:
Just 2 miles (about 3.5Km) from M25, off junction 2 (A2/M2).
From Ashford, journey time is about 45 minutes by road. It offers a wide range of shopping, eating and leisure activities.
With London now on our doorstep thanks to our high speed rail connection, you can be shopping in a London store in 45 minutes or even the West End within the hour.
Going the other direction, from Ashford you are ideally placed for a shopping trip to Calais. Travel via car using the Eurotunnel (about 15 minutes along the M20), with a 30 minute train ride, you can be shopping again in about an hour. Choose from the Cite Europe shopping centre, Centre Commercial Carrefour Mi-Voix shopping centre or Calais itself.
With the excellent transport connections shopping trips from Ashford Kent are a breeze. If you prefer to shop in the town centre, follow this link