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Tourist and visitor information

Two walkers on the North Downs Way National Trail consult the map in Wye churchyard

Walkers on the North Downs Way National Trail consult the map in Wye churchyard.

Wye is 'an attractive mediaeval settlement on the eastern most edge of the Weald of Kent in the crook of the North Downs. The village offers a wide selection of footpaths for walkers, a good choice of individual shops, accommodation and dining out options.'

'Wye is the perfect base for country lovers. It also has a main line rail station making the journey to Ashford and connections with High Speed 1 to London and Eurostar services to Paris, Brussels and Lille just five minutes away.' Ashford and Tenterden Tourism Association

Walkers in Church Street Wye, near Wye Bakery

Walkers in Church Street Wye, heading toward Wye Bakery

"Wye is the perfect base for country lovers. It also has a main line rail station making the journey to Ashford and connections with High Speed 1 to London and Eurostar services to Paris, Brussels and Lille just five minutes away." Ashford and Tenterden Tourism Association

Promoting sustainable tourism is a priority for Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council, as visitors help to support local businesses and jobs.


Stour Music

All Saints church Boughton Aluph

All Saints Boughton Aluph

A celebrated festival of early music founded by the counter-tenor Alfred Deller in 1962 takes place the neighbouring parish of Boughton Aluph.

Stour Music takes place at the end of June each year in the beautiful C13 Grade I pilgrim church of All Saints Boughton Aluph. The church 'is renowned for its superb acoustic' Stour Music. The 2020 programme will be available from April.

The North Downs Way follows an ancient pilgrims' path to Canterbury runs beside the All Saints churchyard.