The woodland gateway to the Kentish countryside.
Shadoxhurst is in a genuinely rural area but is just minutes from Ashford, the shops and the High Speed Line. Property often represents very good value for money too.
Shadoxhurst is a delightful village on the Kent Weald and is located between the North Downs and Romney Marsh in beautiful wooded countryside and farmland to the South West of Ashford.
Shadoxhurst dates back to the 13th century and hosts an interesting 13th century church along with some period buildings and a popular country pub.
The name Shadoxhurst was once spelled ‘Schettokesherst’ which is thought to have originated from a family name many centuries ago such as Shaddock or Shattock and ‘Hurst’ or ‘Herst’ which is an Anglo-Saxon word for wooded knoll.
Locals and visitors to Shadoxhurst can enjoy some of the many woodland walks within the parish before making a stop at The Kings Head pub for a well earned break! This award-winning pub dates back to 1580 and has served walkers and locals alike for centuries!
A friendly and charming village, Shadoxhurst has plenty to offer its residents including a village post office, a shop at Stubbs Cross, a village hall and a popular sports pavilion.
We are a non-profit making community group run by a volunteer committee and adult leaders. Membership is open to youngsters, aged 7 to 21 (inclusive), from all religious denominations and abilities, in the Ashford area. […]Find out more
Ashford Courtside FC
ACFC are FA Charter Standard, affiliated to Kent FA, playing in the Ashford & District and East Kent youth leagues. All Coaches are volunteers and are FA qualified, with enhanced Criminal Record check, Safeguarding and […]Find out more
Originally formed in May 1965 the Shadoxhurst Flower Arrangers are made up of 34 members. The group meet at 7.30pm on the 1st Wednesday in the month (except January) in Shadoxhurst Village Hall. You do […]Find out more
Salsa and Bachatta Dance Classes
Why not dig out your dance shoes and come along to sample the Salsa and Bachatta dance classes in the Shadoxhurst Village Hall. The class is on Thursday evenings from 8pm to 9pm. If you’re […]Find out more
Formed in 2017, the group meet fortnightly on Thursdays from 7 – 9 pm at Shadoxhurst Pavilion. The group consider themselves as a ‘self help’ group and apart from their own on-going projects, they also […]Find out more
Shadoxhurst History Club
Formed in 2017, the Shadoxhurst History Club are a friendly group who want to share their personal experiences of the events that have shaped the Parish. They also presentations, and organise trips to local places […]Find out more
Shadoxhurst Weekend Walk
The Shadoxhurst Weekend Walk group has been active over the last decade, offering walks around the village on a Saturday morning. They typically meet at the village hall, which offers free parking, and there’s no […]Find out more
The Green Farm Spa
Green Farm is a small farm estate deep in the Kent countryside in the idyllic Shadoxhurst conservation area, surrounded by 12,500 acres of ancient woodland & traditional pastures. As a Spa and Retreat, Green Farm […]Find out more
The Kings Head
The Kings Head is a traditional country pub and popular dining destination in the pretty village of Shadoxhurst near Ashford. For centuries it has served the walkers who explore the local woodlands, and a growing […]Find out more
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