The Friars - Aylesford

Type:Abbey / Priory

Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7BX

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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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4.5 of 5 stars
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    88
  • Very Good
    56
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    4
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Recent Reviews:

  • Norman237
    New Romney, United Kingdom
    An excellent place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th August 2020
    Beautiful scenery and gardens very tranquil and peaceful, beautifully maintained we noticed a lot of volunteers doing an excellent job, all staff were very friendly we were felt very welcome. The... Read full review
  • Allisoncsuk
    Chatham, United Kingdom
    Lovely
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th August 2020
    Love this place for a quiet walk wheelchair friendly and not to busy so safe. They are limiting the number of cars that can park which helps with that. There is space outside of the cafe for a... Read full review
  • London1186338
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    The Friars
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd August 2020
    Welcoming place to visit beautiful gardens to walk around and places to relax and meditate. Covid 19 means some places are closed byt the peace garden ,coffee shop and pottery shop are open. Read full review

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Opening Times

opening 2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
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opening 2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes

* Sumer(March - October) Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm. Sunday 11am - 5pm
Winter(October - March) Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm. Sunday 11am - 4pm

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