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Good for the soul.

A wonderful collection of 13th century buildings make up this priory of Carmelite monks. Found at... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tina A
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London, United Kingdom
Can’t Beat an open friar

A level, historic and tranquil place to visit, so peaceful and historically interesting. We love be... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Malcolm H
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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful collection of 13th century buildings make up this priory of Carmelite monks. Found at the end of the High Street of the pretty Aylesford village which has a lovely medieval bridge. There is a pottery on the site and you can watch the...More

Thank Tina A
Reviewed 3 days ago

A level, historic and tranquil place to visit, so peaceful and historically interesting. We love be walking from Aylesford village and it’s historic church to the friars, strolling, feeding the ducks or attending one of their farmers markets.

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful Carmelite Priory in the Kent countryside not to far from the M2. We went to the 12noon Mass in the Choir Chapel and then went next door to the wonderful Chapel which houses the ceramics of Adam Kossowski. We were astounded...More

Thank homesteads
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The friars is such a beautiful peaceful place. If you want calm and reflection a perfect place to walk around. There two cafes and a lovely pottery shop on the premises. Enjoy walking around the pond full of geese, ducks and so much more.

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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you taking the time to write a lovely review of The Friars, glad you were able to find calm.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Friars in Aylesford is a working Carmelite Priory offering pilgrimage and retreats plus welcoming the more casual day visitor. It offers an oasis of peace for the non-participating Christian visitor. Those on pilgrimages and who go there to worship will have done their research...More

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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a comprehensive review of The Friars - glad you are able to come to find peace here.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very Nice place, especially during summer months! Would recommend to religious and non religious people as you don’t have to participate in anything and still have a lovely day out.

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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of The Friars!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

A quiet moment with yourself and God, just tell him all. The place is accessible by public transportation. The views are just so beautiful, like a tale from a movie. It is a place with history, love, culture, people.

Thank Sandra P
TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of The Friars - glad you are able to come away and find peace with God.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

I often go to The Friars for peace and to relax from this world of noise and bustle, the tea room and Pilgrims Restaurant have excellent food and are reasonably priced, walks around the grounds are peaceful, forget the drone of the nearby M20, take...More

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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of The Friars - glad you are able to come away and find peace.

Reviewed 17 July 2018

Great choice of food and very helpful staff. Tea room was clean and cool on a very hot day, Excellent value for money

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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you taking the time to write a lovely review, pleasing that you had a good visit.

Reviewed 1 July 2018

It was our fortunate timing to visit The Dominican Priory at Aylesford as a large group of pilgrims were making a celebration inclusive of singing hymns and rhythmic chants as they marched in unison representing nations and peoples including from the Caribbean, the European continent,...More

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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Aylesford Priory, we are pleased you had a positive and rewarding visit.

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Zoe R
12 July 2018|
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Response from TheFriars | Property representative |
Hi there, our prices range from £35 - £66.50 depending on the board basis you wish to take. Availability also depends on what day of the week you would like to come. You can get in touch with the guesthouse via email or... More
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Nisus L
15 July 2017|
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Response from traaveller1 | Reviewed this property |
Availability would depend on local events/conferences so prices may vary. Best to check online or with the Friary directly.
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Jackie S
5 July 2017|
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Response from cb512016 | Reviewed this property |
No they are not I think only a few have extra facilities
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