Thinking of moving to Ash Vale, Ash or Tongham? Wondering what it’s like to live in Ash Vale and the surrounding villages? As the Number one estate agent in Ash Vale since 1991 our local area guide to Ash Vale will give you all the information you need about local schools, restaurants, bars, cafes and public transport.

Ash Vale is a village in the borough of Guildford in Surrey and the larger, northern settlement of the civil parish of Ash. It is 7 miles from Guildford but is closer to the Hampshire towns of Aldershot and Farnborough, the centres of which are each about two miles away.


Ash Vale is on a direct link to London Waterloo by rail and is close to the A331 Blackwater Valley Relief Road offering access to the M3 and A31 to Farnham.


The Basingstoke Canal Visitor Centre is perfect for family days, exploring the canal or simply relaxing and watching the boats pass by, there is also a children’s trailblazer play area. The Quays Wake and Ski in Mytchett is a wakeboard & water-ski club offering sessions for beginners and the more advanced. Explore Activity and Education Centre at the Quays in Mytchett welcomes you to take a step in to the outdoors and offers kayaking, Karting, Quad biking, Wakeboarding, Bush Craft, Raft Building, Archery and Summer Camps.


Food & Drink

For places to eat, Ash Vale and the surrounding villages has plenty of country pubs and restaurants to offer including The Swan, Ash Vale, The Admiral, Ash Vale, The Greyhound, Ash and The Lion Brewery, Ash. All offer a Pub/restaurant offering with extensive menus of global favourites and pub classics, plus real ales.


There are a range of nursery schools and primary schools in Ash Vale including Walsh Memorial C of E Infant and Junior schools and Ash Manor Secondary School. There are a range of colleges nearby including Merrist Wood near Guildford, Tomlinscote in Camberley and Farnborough College.

Parks and Nature reserves in Ash Vale

There is lots of open spaces in and around Ash Vale – offering you the opportunity to explore the countryside and great options for dog walking and exploring.

Ash Ranges is a 1,392-hectare nature reserve that is useable to the public at certain times. It is owned by the Ministry of Defence and managed by the Surrey Wildlife Trust.  You also have Snaky Lane Local Nature Reserve and Lakeside Nature Reserve and Play Area in Ash Vale.

Call our team today on 01252 324466 to discuss a move to the Ash Vale Area.