Hamstreet, Kent - Smugglers, stamps and the Saxon Shore
Hamstreet, Kent

Smugglers, stamps and the Saxon Shore

"Hamstreet is 'interesting' and retains the characteristics of a traditional and proud working village, something that is increasingly rare"
 - Kent Life Magazine




Walking guide
(five historic churches, two ancient woodlands and one canal)

Cycling guide (includes new cycle route to Ashford and Royal Military Canal)




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New book by local author Adam Colton

The twin village of Therouanne (link here) in France.

Hamstreet Woods national nature reserve

Hamstreet as featured in the futuristic writings by Sir Peter Hall and David Boyle.

BBC news report on the 2012 Olympic Torch relay here.

Duke's Head (The Street)

White Horse (Bilsington)

Woolpack Inn (Warehorne)

Old Schoolhouse Indian restaurant - also provides a takeaway service (The Street)

Beauty therapy centre (The Street)

Dog grooming centre (Marsh Road)

Garden centre - includes coffee shop (Marsh Road)

Dancing school (Ruckinge Road)

Doctor’s surgery - declared the best surgery in Britain for customer care in 2005 (Ruckinge Road)

School (Ashford Road)

Scout and Guide associations (shared with Ruckinge)

Loving Hands knitting sewing and crochet group

The Victory Hall committee

The Hamstreet Festival of Transport page is here

Link to 'bikejumble' events

Visit by Train Website

The parish council's site is here

Check out Hamstreet's original village site here

Hamstreet, Villagenet

Lucky Doug - Memoirs of 1937-1946 by former Hamstreet resident Douglas Moreton

Hamstreet author Adam Colton's books

Hamstreet Pictorial History


Original site copyright 2002. Hamco Publishing, Hamstreet, Nr Ashford, Kent. Last updated March 2016.