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ELHAM VALLEY
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Nestled between Canterbury and Folkestone, the Elham Valley is situated in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is good access by car from the M20 and A2, alternatively by train to Canterbury or Folkestone and the regular No.17 Stagecoach bus service which runs along the valley.

There can be few places as tranquil as Kent's Elham Valley that are so easy to reach and offer such a range of activities. Enjoy a walk in the unspoiled countryside followed by a pub lunch at one of the many charming village pubs.
Breathe in the fresh air, drink in the views and feel yourself relax.

There's accommodation to suit every budget from B&B to self catering or luxury rooms. The location makes it a great place for an overnight stop before a channel crossing from the nearby port of Dover or the Eurotunnel terminal at Folkestone.

The Elham Valley Way, a 21 mile promoted footpath, passes over fields and through woods and villages, it therefore provides a wondeful encounter for the long distance walker. The Way largely traverses the track of the old Canterbury – Folkestone Elham Valley Railway which closed in 1947.

The pretty village of Elham hosts some wonderful historic houses of Kent together with welcoming pubs, and log fires in the winter.
Forthcoming Events
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EVENTS DIARY
Fri
24 Nov
19:00
Goodbye Bash
Elham King's Arms
Elham King's Arms: Rose, Will and family invite you to join them for one last party before handing the pub over to new owners. Disco and free hot buffet.
Fri
24 Nov
19:00
Rat Pack III
Elham Abbot's Fireside
Fri
24 Nov
20:00
AGM
Elham Peggy Pike VH
Sat
25 Nov
10:00
Christmas Event
Holy Trinity Church Hall, Sandgate Rd, Folkestone
Thu
30 Nov
19:30
Evening with Alan Bennett
Lyminge Village Hall
Fri
1 Dec
19:30
Evening with Alan Bennett
Lyminge Village Hall
Sat
2 Dec
10:00
Christmas Fayre
Acrise Village Hall
Sat
2 Dec
19:30
Evening with Alan Bennett
Lyminge Village Hall
Sun
3 Dec
18:00
Illuminations
Elham Triangle
Wed
6 Dec
19:30
Railway Swing Band
Elham Village Hall
Sun
17 Dec
10:15
Walkers are Welcome
Elham The Square
Sun
17 Dec
11:00
Christmas Market
Elham The Square
Sun
17 Dec
15:00
Winterfest '17
Elham Rose & Crown
Mon
25 Dec
12:00
The Medieval Banquet
Elham Abbot's Fireside