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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Events

Saturday, 26th November 2022 - Sunday, 27th November 2022

Poster with Polar bearChristmas Fayre at The Friars 2022Come and join us again for our wonderful Annual Christmas Fayre. Meet Bjorn the animatronic Polar Bear! Ride the Land Train Visit Santa’s Grotto Eat and buy Festive food Take part in our Raffle Shop at our craft and gift stalls Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies And much more! Mass will…
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    Recent Reviews:

    • 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
    • londontraveler888
      london
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      One of my favourite places I have stayed in ages
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 28th July 2022
      Loved our stay here, this was the first night of our walking the Augustine Camino and I wish we had scheduled more time here. On my list of places to visit with more time. The rooms are very quaint... Read full review
    • 393lianw
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Delicious Sunday Lunch
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 14th August 2022
      As a family of 15 guests we thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday lunch today. The food was all cooked from scratch and very delicious. The Pilgrims Hall is staffed by very helpful people who go out of their... 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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