The Friars - Aylesford

Type:Abbey / Priory

Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7BX

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Aylesford Priory

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The Carmelite Friary founded in 1242 was dispossessed at the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII and was re-established in 1949. The site is now an important pilgrimage centre with lovely grounds and picnic areas. Tearooms, shop, pottery and upholstery workshops.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      99
    • Very Good
      59
    • Average
      10
    • Poor
      4
    • Terrible
      3

    Recent Reviews:

    • Hhbh17
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Sunny day
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 23rd March 2022
      I love a sunny day at the Friars! Had such a lovely walk around a great lunch in Pilgrims’ Hall. Food was great! Staff were great! Good day Read full review
    • angelabW9285NZ
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Afternoon Tea
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 28th March 2022
      Had a lovely afternoon tea today for a late Mother’s Day celebration. Food and staff were wonderful. They catered to my need of gluten-free bread and it all tasted delicious. I had many fellow... Read full review
    • samyesyesyes
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      truly incredible
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 3rd April 2022
      WOW! What an experience. Never have I been to such an incredible facility in my life. The staff were excellent (especially megan) and deserve a pay raise! Will definitely be returning. Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Opening Times

    Opening 2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
    DayTimes

    * Summer (March - October): Monday to Saturday, 10am - 5pm. Sunday, 11am - 5pm.

    Winter (October - March): Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm. Sunday, 11am - 4pm

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