🏴 Charing is a village and civil parish in the Ashford District of Kent, in south-east England. It includes the settlements of Charing Heath and Westwell Leacon. It is located at the foot of the North Downs and reaches up to the escarpment. The Pilgrims' Way, the M20 motorway and Charing railway station serve the parish. Transport links provided by the A20 London to Dover road, and direct train services to Ashford International and London Victoria via Maidstone East.
Charing has a population of over 2,766 people. Charing also forms part of the wider Ashford district which has a population of over 130,032 people. Charing is situated 10 km north-west of Ashford.