Mersham trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Mersham

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Kent  /  Ashford  /  Mersham
(95+ reviews from 1 attraction)
Classes
Mersham is a mostly agricultural large village and civil parish, three miles east of Willesborough and Ashford in Kent. England. The village stands adjacent to the Tunbridge and Dover railway, 1½ mile NNW of Smeeth r. station, and 3½ SE of Ashford; is a pleasant place; and has a post office under Ashford and a fair on WhitFriday. The parish comprises 2,675 acres. Real property, £5,154. Pop., 752. Houses, 143. The property is much subdivided. Mersham Hatch is the seat of Sir N. J. Knatchbull, Bart.; has belonged to his family since the time of Henry VIII.; and is a red brick mansion, rebuilt in the last century. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £632.* Patron, Oriel College, Oxford. The church is ancient but good; comprises nave, aisles, and two chancels; and contains monuments of the Hatch family. There are an endowed school with £10 a year, and charities £61.HistoryUntil the early 20th century Mersham was for its majority a farming and orchard-tending community with close ties to the local market town of Ashford. The small village dates back to Saxon times and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The village was owned by the Archbishops of Canterbury for over 500 years. The Anglican church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist and is in the highest category of listed building, at Grade I. It stands on the site of a Saxon church, and is part Norman. It is thought that the village gives rise to the surname Marshman.
To personalize your trip to Mersham, create itinerary details specific to you using our United Kingdom (UK) itinerary builder.
Source

Plan your trip to Mersham

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

See this by visiting one of the destinations below

Why?
Some destinations do not have accommodations and require staying in a nearby city. Here are places you can stay:
Historic sites, zoos & aquariums, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, nature, wildlife areas
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, historic sites, parks
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Shopping, spas, nightlife
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nightlife, wildlife areas, historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Ashford

11 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Ashford & Folkestone BY A USER FROM GREECE June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Ashford BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Ashford BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM GREECE June, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM GREECE June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Ashford BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, culture, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 36 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Ashford BY A USER FROM SPAIN July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Ashford BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans