The Friars - Aylesford

- encouraging an openness to God of anyone who comes

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Welcome to The Friars

Set in the heart of Kent, England, The Friars - Aylesford Priory - is an ancient religious house of the Order of Carmelites dating back to the 13th Century. Over the centuries and now today The Friars has become for thousands of visitors:

  • a place of peace
  • a community of prayer
  • an experience of God
  • a centre of welcome
  • a venue for gathering
  • a work of art


























Year of Mercy Saturdays
12 noon Mass,
2 - 2.20pm Catechesis on the Year of Mercy, 2.30pm Entry through the Door of Mercy and Confessions

Summer Newsletter now available

Events coming up:

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 10th July
Woodturners' Exhibition

Saturday 2nd July
Nigerian Pilgrimage

Sunday 3rd July
Day of Celebration sharing in the gifts of people with disabilities

Sunday 10th July
Southwark Dioces Syro-Malabar Pilgrimage

Sunday 17th July
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Pilgrimage

Friday 22 July
All's Well That Ends Well outdoor production

Saturday 23 July
She Stoops To Conquer outdoor production

Sunday 24 July Kent's Kit, Custom & American Car Show

Sunday 31 July
Caribbean Pilgrimage

Farmers' Market here every third Sunday of the month








The Friars, Aylesford Kent ME20 7BX
Tel: 01622 717272 Fax: 01622 715575 Email: contact
Please note that dogs, other than guide dogs, are not allowed in the grounds of the Priory

The Friars Aylesford (Limited by Guarantee. Incorporated 1997. Registered in England No. 3487590. Charity No. 1068518. Registered office, The Friars, Aylesford, Kent. ME20 7BX. England.