Making everyday active in Ashford

Hi, I’m Lucy and I’m the Everyday Active Champion for Ashford. I have a real passion for this community and I want to encourage people to become more active. Here are some of the great activities happening in and around the local area. If you would like to talk about getting more active around Ashford, just get in touch with me by clicking the button to the right.

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parkrun

Ashford parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9am. These free 5km timed events welcome all abilities. Bring the whole family including the dog and enjoy a walk, jog or run around the park. If you don't fancy running, then you can always volunteer and help cheer everyone on!

parkrun

parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed community events that are open to everyone. There are 24 parkruns and 13 junior parkruns across Kent & Medway.

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Active 10 Walking Routes – Ashford

Everyday Active have developed 10 walking routes that can be enjoyed from the centre of Kent and Medway’s largest towns. Each route consists of at least one “Active 10”, and – because each one starts from a town centre – is designed to fit around your daily life.

Active 10 Walking Routes – Ashford

Ashford has a bustling town centre with pedestrianised lanes and a wealth of shops and leisure facilities. However, you don’t have to go far to enjoy some green space.

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What's going on in Ashford

Couch to walking 5k

Couch to walking 5k

If you want to get more active in your everyday life, but don’t know where to start, go for a walk! From starting with just 10 steps to working up...

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Outdoors Is Free

Outdoors Is Free

During a time of rising living costs and record high fuel prices, we want to help you and your family stay active this summer without feeling the pinch. We’re inviting...

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Benefits of…walking

Benefits of…walking

The benefits of walking are almost endless, and whether you used to walk regularly, have no experience of walking for exercise, or even if you're living with mobility issues, walking can provide real benefits for your health and welbeing.

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Family walks in Kent

Family walks in Kent

Our friends at Explore Kent have put together their top five walks around the county to enjoy as a family. Give one a try - you might just create a new family favourite activity!

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Family bike rides in Kent

Family bike rides in Kent

Across the county there are all sorts of brilliant places to go, activities to try and events to enjoy, and getting active as a family is a great way to...

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Ramblers Wellbeing Walks

Ramblers Wellbeing Walks

Wellbeing Walks are run by the Ramblers and supports over 600 short, free walks throughout England, all led by friendly, trained walk leaders.

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