Charles Church


Looking for a new home near Aylesham?

Aylesham is one of the Kent villages that is within easy reach of Canterbury, Dover, and the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is a popular location because of the excellent local amenities and schools, convenient transport links, and proximity to the city attractions of Canterbury. There is something for everyone in this well-connected corner of Kent.

Living in Aylesham

Travel and transport

This is a well-connected area, and Aylesham itself benefits from both road and rail links. London Victoria, the Eurotunnel, Folkestone, Dover, and Gatwick Airport are all within easy reach, making commuting and travel throughout the South East and overseas, convenient and accessible.



Local information

Aylesham is a compact village with provision for everyday essentials. The central Market Square is the focal point for a range of shops, including a Co-op Food, Boots pharmacy and Post Office, plus a new health centre. Other facilities in the village include a Leisure Centre and a Community Hall.For a wider range of facilities and attractions, the historic city of Canterbury is the focal point for the whole area. It is just 10 miles away.

Local schools

Aylesham is a great place to raise a family, with a nursery, and two primary schools rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. Secondary age children can attend one of the many excellent schools in Canterbury, which easily reached by regular buses.