Kingsnorth

Kingsnorth is a popular and ever-growing village situated within 2 miles of the centre of Ashford.


Like Ashford, the village of Kinsgnorth has an interesting and historical background. A transcript from the Domesday Book of 1086 indicates that there was once a settlement at Kingsnorth Unknown to many, the old English name for Kingsnorth was ‘Cyninges Snad’ meaning detached land belonging to a Royal estate – this was referring to the time when King Henry II reigned England when wild boars heads from the ancient forests of Kingsnorth would be served to royalty and their guests.

Part of the village of Kingsnorth is a designated conservation area which incorporates the 13th century church of St Michael’s & All Angels and several historical residences dating back to the 15th, 17th & 18th century.

As the local town of Ashford has grown there has been an overspill into Kingsnorth which has seen an expansion over recent years as a result. There are several new popular housing estates which have popped up around the area with good supporting infrastructure to boot.

Local facilities include large superstores, Kingsnorth C of E Primary School, a playing field, village hall and a family run local pub.

With fast access to Ashford via the new Orbital roads, Kingsnorth is a great village location for those who need to travel locally or who commute to London or Europe on a regular basis.


ARK Drama

ARK Drama

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Ashford United Football Club

Ashford United Football Club

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The Queen's Head Pub

The Queen's Head Pub

The Queen’s Head is a warm and inviting eighteenth-century grade II listed pub in the village of Kingsnorth to the West of Ashford. As a family-run village pub, the family pride themselves in serving their […]

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Homelands Golf Course

Homelands Golf Course

Kingsnorth Golf Club is the best examples of a public pay and play golf course in Kent. Set in the delightful Garden of England, the course is superbly maintained by a dedicated maintenance team. With […]

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Battlezone

Battlezone

Battlezone is a WW2 themed indoor laser tag arena spread out over 2 floors with sound, light and smoke effects! The harmless infra-red gaming guns have realistic sounds, ammunition and reloading times. Whether you’re young […]

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Ashford Town Cricket Club

Ashford Town Cricket Club

Set in the lovely countryside to the south of Ashford, the Ashford Town Cricket Clubs benefits from two pitches for its four senior sides. The main pitch is considered one of the best in the […]

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