Wye

Nestled below the downs, Wye is a sociable, active village

We all love Wye - pretty village, station, great primary and secondary schools, pubs, restaurants and sports clubs. Perfect!

Sarah Holgate
Sarah Holgate Head of The Villages

Wye is a large and busy village surrounded by beautiful countryside and is ideal for those wishing to explore the North Downs. There have been settlements at Wye from pre-historic times and the historic buildings of Wye College date from 1447. The village has a regular bus service and an hourly train service to London, Ashford, Canterbury and Ramsgate.

There is a choice of restaurants in the village including Chinese and Indian and The Wife of Bath Restaurant boasts a stylish interior with first class cuisine! The twice monthly Farmers Market is well attended and Wye is also home of the Wooden Spoon Jam and Preserves Company. The Annual Street Party is a great success at Christmas time.

My children are both actively involved in the sports clubs in Wye — our family loves the village.

Sam Snart

There is a good selection of organisations within this vibrant community including Good Companions Club, Gardeners Club, Brownies, Bell Ringers, Youth Fellowship. Rainbow Group (Mothers and Toddlers) and Youth Club. Sporting activities include the Cricket Club, Tennis Club, Football Club and Short Mat Bowls Club. There is an under fives Playgroup, Karate and Ballet – the list is endless in this popular, friendly and immensely pretty village.

Facilities: Primary School, Prep School and Nursery School, Three Pubs, Library, Three Churches, Doctors Surgery, Part-time Dentist and Chiropodist, Post Office, Shops, Two Banks, Restaurants, Coffee Shop/Bistro, Bus Services and Main Line Railway Station.

Ashford: 4.5 miles


Wye Directory

Rebel Farmer

Rebel Farmer

Passionate about education and the need for local, seasonal, ethically grown food. Rebel Farmer specialises in soil-grown micro greens, salads and flowers. These are available to purchase through various local stockists (see their website for […]

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Wye Crown

Wye Crown

This renowned hill figure was originally formed by hacking through the green turf to reveal the white chalk underneath that lies beneath it. The Wye Crown was first cut in 1902 by students from Wye […]

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The Kings Head

The Kings Head

At The Kings Head it’s all about quality: quality of food, quality of service and quality of environment. The chefs at The Kings Head like to have fun in the kitchen and to say they […]

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New Flying Horse Inn

New Flying Horse Inn

A classic country inn on the edge of the Kent Downs, the New Flying Horse is a special place to dine, drink and stay in Wye, near Ashford. It is home to delicious local produce, […]

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The Tickled Trout Pub

The Tickled Trout Pub

For more than 400 years, an Inn or Tavern has stood on the banks of the River Stour in Wye where The Tickled Trout public house now stands. The Tickled Trout is typical of the […]

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Wye Community Farm

Wye Community Farm

The Wye Community Farm (WCF) initiative was launched in 2007, in response to the loss of agricultural teaching at Wye College. Owned and run by its members, WCF demonstrates the ways in which the public […]

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The Wife of Bath Bar, Restaurant and Rooms

The Wife of Bath Bar, Restaurant and Rooms

The Wife of Bath has been on the food map of Kent for over 40 years. Acquired and refurbished by Mark Sargeant in 2016, the Wife of Bath restaurant proudly serves Northern Spanish inspired dishes […]

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Wye National Nature Reserve

Wye National Nature Reserve

Originally carved by melting snow at the end of the Ice Age, the Wye National Nature Reserve is one of natures finest creations. The nature reserve has a circular nature trail and several public footpaths […]

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Wye Cricket Club

Wye Cricket Club

Wye Cricket is one of the most picturesque venues for cricket in Kent, set in elegant surroundings with the Wye Crown as a backdrop. The club runs two Saturday sides, the first team play in […]

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Wye Tennis Club

Wye Tennis Club

Wye Tennis club is located at Wye Playing Fields, by the village hall, Bridge Street, Wye, TN25 5EA. There is ample parking for all cars. There are two clay courts and three tar macadam courts. […]

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Perry Court Farm Shop

Perry Court Farm Shop

Perry Court Farm is a family run business with three generations of the Fermor family working together on the farm. Conveniently located between the two Wye turnings on the A28 towards Canterbury the farm shop […]

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Wye Farmers' Market

Wye Farmers' Market

Wye Farmers Market has been providing its local community with delicious, fresh, locally produced food for over ten years. With an enviable array of stalls selling everything from fresh bread, cakes, jams and chutneys to […]

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