The Friars - Aylesford
encouraging an openness to God of anyone who comes

Visit us







All are welcome

Over 200,000 pilgrims a year make their way to Aylesford. Some as part of organised pilgrimages, some on a parish visit, others come on school trips or fellowship or hobby clubs.

The Friars is open 365 days a year and there is no entrance charge. The grounds are open all the time and the Book and Gift Shop, the Tearooms and Pottery opening hours are as follows:

Summer (March - October, when the clocks change)
Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm

Winter (October - March)
Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm

Please note the Book & Gift Shop, Tearooms and Pottery are closed between Christmas and the New Year although the grounds and chapels remain open. Dogs, other than guide dogs, are not allowed in the grounds of the Priory.

The Friars, Aylesford Kent ME20 7BX

Tel: 01622 717272 Fax: 01622 715575 Email: contact

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.