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Lovely peaceful place to spend some time relaxing and reflecting

It was really a lovely walk around the priory and we were lucky as we did not have the rain... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Arcturusnathalie
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London, United Kingdom
Lovely peaceful walk

Lovely place for a peaceful walk and a cup of tea. Parking is free but they ask for a donation... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Allisoncsuk
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the priory today with our two young children for a walk in the grounds and to light a candle, when getting to the Priory we found that they had a xmas fair on. We were charged £9 for entry for two adults for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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 review of the friars. We are very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the Christmas Fayre. We do wish that we were in a position to offer free entry to the Fayre, however The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was really a lovely walk around the priory and we were lucky as we did not have the rain forecast until much later. We went to the pottery and woodturning exhibitions there too, both very interesting with kind friendly people everywhere. The priory premises...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of the friars, we are pleased you enjoyed your time here!

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Lovely place for a peaceful walk and a cup of tea. Parking is free but they ask for a donation. Cafe is reasonable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you again

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Has lovely gardens, tranquility seems to reside there. The tea-room is cosy and peaceful serving basic eats.

Date of experience: October 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

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

Reviewed 23 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

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

Reviewed 21 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

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

Reviewed 21 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

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

Reviewed 5 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

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

Reviewed 3 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

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 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheFriars, Guest Relations Manager at The Friars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

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

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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
6 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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