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Ashurst lies on the A264 Tunbridge Wells to East Grinstead road,
its name is probably derived from the Anglo Saxon Aesc hurst - the
In the 14th century a local carpenter created a carving that the local
priest proclaimed to be miraculous. This drew in thousands of pilgrims
which significantly helped the local economy, in 1524 Sir Martin Christopher
left his rings and broaches to the carving.
| The village only has a few local services.
Tunbridge Wells about 5 miles east provides the nearest large town
| Ashurst is found by driving down the A264 from Tunbridge Wells and the
best views are facing down towards the railway bridge from the church.