Ashford Village

The Ashford Village has ten exciting shops clustered around the historic Mill house. There is a cafe, shops, physio, vet, hire centre and hair salon - Something for everyone.

Ashford Village

About Ashford Village

See the home of the world-famous Ashford spinning wheel and weaving loom and learn these timeless crafts.

Ashford Craft Shop & Knitcola Stitchery
Phone 03 308 9085
Come and see the home of the world famous Ashford spinning wheels and weaving looms. Let us teach you how to spin, weave and felt your own unique garments. We have all the range of Ashford equipment on display and ready for you to try. We have a fabulous range of handspun and woven garments, wool, yarn, and sheepy souvenirs, gifts and crafts.

Phone 03 308 1465
An enchanting shop offering a selection of collectables, antiques, cottage furniture, old quality linen, victorian glass, 30's depression glass, prints, mirrors and classic pieces of old china. We also have handmade gifts exclusive to us in Ashburton.

Boondocks Clothing
Phone 03 307 2590
Boondock's Clothings for NZ-made women's clothing to fit all sizes.

Happy Medium
Phone 03 307 6590
An Aladdin's Cave featuring unique and beautiful clothes, fabrics, jewellery and homeware imported from India, Thailand, Japan and other Asian countries.
Open Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm (Closed Saturday for winter)

Johnstons Hire Centre
Phone 03 308 1335
DIY, gardening and construction hire

Motus Ashburton
Phone 03 308 3838
Motus Ashburton provides quality, reliable and consistent health services. They have dynamic, professional and caring staff specialising in manual therapy, sports rehab, chronic injury management, hand therapy, acupuncture, women’s health and continence advice, vestibular rehabilitation and balance recovery, McKenzie method of mechanical diagnosis/therapy and Falls Prevention Programme. We also offer focused, Pilates Classes run by Physiotherapy trained instructors.
We welcome existing and new patients – no referral required – ACC provider.

Mountainview Equine Ltd
Phone 03 307 1111
Mountainview Equine provides a complete range of veterinary services and products for horses. New Zealand's leading veterinary practice in equine dentistry, travelling throughout the South Island for routine and referral work. Treatment is by the mobile/on-farm services or "out-patient" services at the equine treatment facility at the Ashford Village.

Nosh Café
Phone 03 307 0070
Nosh Cafe produces tasty premise-made food using the best of local produce... morning and afternoon teas, extensive menu, Switch coffee, tea from the Tshop, wine and beer... all served in our friendly relaxing cafe and sheltered garden courtyard.

One Off Old Stuff
Phone 0273497767
Decorative antiques, retro, vintage, industrial & more.
Open Wed 10.00am – 5.00pm, Thursday 10.00am – 3.00pm, Friday 10.00am – 5.00pm, Saturday - Sunday 10.00am – 4.00pm

Vivo Hair Salon
Phone 03 308 7707
Approaching 50 salons nationwide, VIVO are New Zealand's leading hair salon group. At Vivo you get hair you love - or your money back!
Open Mon 9.00am – 3.00pm, Tuesday – Thursday 9.00am – 7:30pm, Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Saturday 9.00am – 2.00pm




The Ashford Village is open 7 days, and most public holidays.

The Craft Shop and Nosh Cafe trading hours are weekdays 9.00am - 5.00pm and weekends 10.00am - 4.00pm.
The trading hours for the other shops may vary so if you are making a special trip please ring for opening hours.




Just one hour south of Christchurch on State Highway 1, you will find us on the left had side of the road as you travel South.