Nestled below the downs, Wye is a sociable, active village
I spend a lot of time in Wye, either taking the kids to school or visiting friends. There’s always such a buzz about the village.
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. 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.
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, Restaurants, Coffee Shop/Bistro, Bus Services and Main Line Railway Station.
Ashford: 4.5 miles
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, […]Find out more
Perry Court Farm Shop
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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 […]Find out more
The Kings Head
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The Tickled Trout Pub
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Wye Community Farm
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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 […]Find out more
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 […]Find out more
Wye Farmers' Market
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Wye National Nature Reserve
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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. […]Find out more
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