Cycling And Walking In The Borough
Explore the borough of Ashford
Ashford has fantastic cycling and walking routes across the area so why not get out and start exploring?
If you want to get on your bike, download an Ashford cycle map from Explore Kent and get started with discovering what's on the doorstep.
View the video below to see the Willesborough Dykes cycle path, which runs near Asda and Park Farm in Ashford.
The Willesborough Dykes foot and cycle path [pdf] 90KB connects with existing cycle and pedestrian routes in Park Farm as well as the Ashford Designer Outlet and ASDA store.
As everyone works to become more environmentally friendly, it’s more important than ever to be aware of sustainable ways to travel. In 2020 the council asked for your views on cycling and walking, with feedback implemented into our Walking and Cycling Strategy.
- View Local Walking and Cycling Infrastructure Plan [pdf] 6058KB
- View Walking and Cycling Strategy booklet [pdf] 3.36MB
- View Walking and Cycling Strategy leaflet [pdf] 201KB
The app and website Kent Connected is a journey planner with the aim to help you travel smarter. From travelling for work or looking for an activity with the family, Kent Connected provides you with information tailored to your needs. The journey planner accounts for car, train, bus, car sharing, walking and cycling routes across Kent, giving you more options to explore the county.
Cycling and Walking Grants
The new Cycling and Walking Grant Scheme provides funding for projects that promotes and encourages cycling and walking. Revenue and Capital grants of up to £10,000 are available and can cover the full cost of the project. The scheme is currently open for applications. For further details on the scheme and how to apply, please visit our grants and funding page.