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Address: Aylesford ME20 7BX, England
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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. No one is there to collect it. They have faith in your honesty. If you want a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
janeweekes1
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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 is the place. The Monks still live there but your rarely see one. There is... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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86 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 amount of charm to the old fashioned rooms full of beams. Plenty of hot water... More 

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Maidstone, Jamaica
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.....

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Thank 687julag
Kent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 sale. Lots of contemporary decorated chapels to see but many are closed. The gift shop... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

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

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Thank Kermit7611
Aylesford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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.

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Thank Suzanne S
County Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 duck pond can be enjoyed in all seasons. There are plenty of places outdoors to... More 

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Thank traaveller1
Vancouver Island, Canada
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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.

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Thank mousecatcher2016
London
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 you free to do your own thing. Resources are limited, like no catering facilities, but... More 

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Rochester, Kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

After a birthday lunch, decided we needed a quiet zone to sit down and reflect on life. Aylesford Priory, or The Friars, is the perfect spot, right alongside the upper reaches of the River Medway, away from noise and pollution. Enjoyed the peace, and the walk through the Peace Garden with its careful planting, cared for by the friars themselves.

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