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Shadoxhurst is a village on the Kent Weald located between the North Downs and Romney Marsh in beautiful wooded countryside and farmland.
We have an interesting 13th century church, some fine buildings and a popular country pub.
You can find Shadoxhurst by car by taking the Woodchurch to Tenterden road from Ashford and by bicycle by taking cycle path 18 from Ashford to Tenterden

Autumn Newsletter - click here.

Bonfire Night
Shadoxhurst Bonfire was on Saturday October 31st. Recreation Field, Hornash Lane
It was a very succesful evening and over 900 was raised for village funds.
A Big Thank You to everyone who came.

Letter from our Borough Councillor

The Gardeners Club Annual show was another great success and I enjoyed looking at all the exhibits. Residents of Shadoxhurst really do have green fingers and there are some budding cooks amongst the gentlemen of the club! ABC is now embarking on a strategy for providing pitches for gypsies, travellers and show people as there is a requirement to provide 30 pitches by 2016. I anticipate the officers will have a difficult time locating sites but we will have to see what emerges. For a long time the planning laws have restricted parking provision in the town and all applications had to be determined on the central policy. Now, however, there is an opportunity for ABC itself to create its own parking policy in the new built-up areas and I shall be pressing for two spaces per dwelling as we currently have in the rural areas. Aline Hicks

Shadoxhurst Cubs need a leader!

Please contact Sian Green on 01233 732705 for details.
Kent Online
Link to the The Village Directory

Parish & Local History Records.
Are you searching for old parish records not available above? Researching your family tree? Interested in local history archives? The Centre for Kentish Studies at Maidstone is the Headquarters for the Kent Archives service. It holds manuscript and printed records for Shadoxhurst and the County of Kent. 
Telephone 01622 694363 or email archives@kent.gov.uk. Click here for more information.

Shadoxhurst Views

Methodist Chapel

Parish Church

View from hall

Event in Hall

Longrope Wood

Old School

Kings Head