Christmas Inspirations

With Christmas fast approaching, are you finding yourself stuck for gift ideas?  Well don't panic, members of the Ashford & Tenterden Tourism Association are on hand with some inspirational ideas that will brighten everyone's Christmas.

Hole Park

Choosing a Christmas tree is a huge part of Christmas for many families, so why not check out Hole Park Christmas Tree Farm. They have been growing trees for over 60 years and are the only Christmas tree grower registered with Produced in Kent.

Producing award-winning wines, ciders & juices, Biddenden Vineyards has everything you need for the festive season.  The Festive Shop is open until noon on Christmas Eve and will be fully stocked with some specially selected local and artisan food & drink products. Hampers & gift boxes are also on hand which may be filled with the items of your choice from around the shop.

Fact or Fiction Tours

This Christmas, why not treat your family or friends to something special. A Gift Voucher for a 90-minute walking tour around the picturesque town of Tenterden, known as the ‘Jewel of the Weald’ with Fact or Fiction Tours.
Either a family or a social bubble can enjoy a private guided walk discovering more about the historic town with Sue Duckworth, a professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

(Image: Tenterden by Ron Strutt)


Some fantastic gift ideas available online at Gusbourne, a sparkling trio gift box, a magnum of Brut Reserve 2014, who wouldn't love these?  If you can't decide how about a gift voucher. It doesn't have to be a gift, maybe you just want to treat yourself!

The Big Cat Sanctuary

Some truly unique gifts experiences available from The Big Cat Sanctuary, including A Big Cat Encounter, Ranger for the Day, or maybe a gift voucher.  The Christmas Marketplace is also open, browse a beautiful range of festive gifts for your friends and loved ones.

Love Ashford

Many of our great town centre stores are offering the opportunity to browse and purchase your Christmas gifts online.  Take a look at the Love Ashford gift guide for inspiration, you'll be spoilt for choice!

Old Dairy Brewery

The Old Dairy Brewery are offering free local delivery and a click and collect service for their shop.  A wide selection to choose from, bottles, cans even a mini cask!  If you can't decide which one, try a mixed case!

Chapel Down

The Chapel Down Winery shop is open 10.00am to 5.00pm Wednesday to Sunday. You will find a fantastic selection of wines, spirits, beer and cider in store plus our cheese counter, locally produced food and drink and some unique gift ideas for food and wine lovers this Christmas

Romney Marsh Wools

Romney Marsh Wools produce a range of British wool products using fleece from their own flock of Romney sheep which graze across the beautiful Romney Marsh. The full range, which includes throws, cushions, clothing & accessories, yarn, fleece, knit kits, toiletries and much more, is available to order for nationwide home delivery, with gift wrapping also available.

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

A festive day out for the whole family! Travel by train to Santa’s grotto and enjoy some seasonal treats on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway.  Booking essential for these fantastic and memorable days out!  For more unique Christmas gift ideas, browse the online shop.

Green Farm Spa

From nature-inspired wellbeing retreats to restorative spa therapies, gift vouchers from Green Farm Spa and Retreats in Shadoxhurst can be redeemed against a range of relaxing treatments and short breaks in the heart of the Kent countryside.

Revelation Ashford

Looking for unusual and interesting Christmas gifts?  Revelation have been commissioning artists to create a selection of bespoke and special items for their online shop. From beautiful hand-crafted decorations to Revelation beanies they've got something for everyone! The online shop opens 23rd Nov! 

Hush Heath Winery

The Christmas shop at Hush Heath Winery, is stacked full of wonderful gift ideas, including luxury hampers, Balfour wine and crystal flute gift boxes, candles, gift vouchers and so much more.  Gifts are available to order online, or at the Cellar Door retail shop.