About Ashford

Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England. It lies on the River Great Stour at the south edge of the North Downs, about 61 mi southeast of central London and 15.3 mi northwest of Folkestone by road. In the 2011 census, it had a population of 74,204. The name comes from the Old English æscet, indicating a ford near a clump of ash trees. It has been a market town since the 13th century, and a regular market continues to be held.

Need a hotel room in Ashford?

Book now

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Ashford, England? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

Learn More.

There are 591+ hotels available in Ashford. Prices start at £75 per night.

More information

It is currently 5:30 PM in Ashford. Ashford uses GMT Standard Time and also supports GMT Daylight Time.