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The Friars

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Aylesford ME20 7BX, England
+44 1622 717272
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The great escape

Ok the tea room a lil overpriced but I often come here just to escape the busy world for a little... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
via mobile
An afternoon walk

This is an ideal place to visit for a half day's excursion. There is a charge of £2 for car park... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Aylesford, United Kingdom
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“peace garden” (6 reviews)
“tea room” (13 reviews)
Aylesford ME20 7BX, England
+44 1622 717272
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Ok the tea room a lil overpriced but I often come here just to escape the busy world for a little while.feed the ducks visit the pottery or take a class there.its a beautiful building yes it's religious but you don't have to be to...More

Thank srar13
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is an ideal place to visit for a half day's excursion. There is a charge of £2 for car park. No one is there to collect it. They have faith in your honesty. If you want a place of peace and reflection then this...More

Thank janeweekes1
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I needed a convenient place to stay to avoid building work. I have not stayed in their rooms for 35 years and the whole thing was a trip down memory lane. Without doubt it is not a 5* lux hotel but there is a huge...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Bottle of apple juice for my grandson cost a staggering 2.25p....two teas and two scones although nice far too expensive...twice the price of two teas and two similar scones at the local M and S cafe.....

Thank 687julag
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Plenty of parking. Staff are helpful but a bit too jokey and informal presenting an unprofessional or uncaring attitude. Lots to look at but not much to do. Not good for small children. There is a small pottery workshop with some rather expensive items for...More

Thank randallk71
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Lovely tranquil place, able to feed ducks, pottery shop, could also have a picnic, although there is a cafe.

Thank Kermit7611
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fantastic Christmas lunch. Good service. Lovely setting. Plenty of food. Food was cooked perfectly and served piping hot. Extra vegetables were offered though not needed.

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Aylesford Friary is a haven of tranquility and a place of wonderful beauty. The tudor architecture of the many buildings with their nooks and crannys have an unmissable old worlde charm and reverence. The natural beauty of the peace garden, the rosary way and the...More

Thank traaveller1
Reviewed 1 October 2016

A wonderful place to visit, the grounds are beautiful and so calming and serene. Take a leisurely stroll through the Peace Gardens,it’s a great place to go and gather ones thoughts. Located not far from the beautiful village of Aylesford.

Thank mousecatcher2016
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I hired the North Barn for mine and my "other half's" birthday party this weekend. Stunning location and building. It is a great alternative to the mass produced hotels and forced event type places. You just hire the "shell" of the building, so it leaves...More

Thank NickBestwick
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can you get married here?
27 February 2016|
Response from NickBestwick |
No you can't, simple as that. However, they do have a lovely North Barn that you can hire out for a Reception. Contact them directly for prices and details. It is very good value