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    5 Best Things To Do In Ashford

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Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England. It lies on the River Great Stour at the southern or scarp edge of the North Downs. Renowned for Ashford International train station and Ashford Designer outlet, there’s tons to do!

Take a look at our top 5 things to do in Ashford below.

The Pig & Sty, Bethersden

Come and join us at The Pig & Sty, Bethersden. Not only do we have a gorgeous indoor dining area but we also have our Rocking Horse room designed with the famous Stevenson Brothers, a covered terrace area, burger shack, garden shacks and a generous outside area including a kid’s play area!

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Curious Brewery

The Curious Brewery was established in 2011 and opened their state-of-the-art brewing facility in Ashford. Risk Capital Partners acquired the brewery in April 2021 as part of a carve-out from Chapel Down (the English wine company). You may recognise Chapel Down and Curious Brewery – we serve both at all our venues!

You can view the brewery, eat at the restaurant and have private events!

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Ashford Designer Outlet

This one is for the shopaholics! Ashford is home to Ashford Designer outlet which is a retail centre for discounted designer brands and high-street names, plus a dining and kids’ play area. Grab a bargain and a bite to eat and shop until you drop.

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The Stevenson Brothers Rocking Horses

You may recognise the Stevenson Brothers’ name. Established in 1982, the Stevenson Brothers create magnificent rocking horses. They’ve even created some for The Queen! Their world-famous rocking horses are expertly crafted and there’s even one in Harrods! The Stevenson Brothers’ workshop is in Bethersden and they created a room at our pub, The Pig & Sty, Bethersden if you ever want to check out some of their samples and tools!

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Wye National Nature Reserve

Wye National Nature Reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife, including moths, insects and orchids that are important for national and international conservation efforts. Wye National Nature Reserve is a great place to take a walk and perfect with kids!

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