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If you are looking for a spectacular venue to hold your meetings, seminars, conferences, training courses, yoga classes, team building, retreats or mindfulness classes then look no further than The Friars. The Friars has a well established conference centre hosting seminars and conferences for a wide selection of businesses and other bodies including local government, health authorities and charities.

Many businesses appreciate the opportunity to hold their conferences in this peaceful atmosphere, finding it a helpful aid to their meetings. The unique surroundings and idyllic atmosphere lends itself to make your day truly memorable. 

Full conference facilities are available and there are several varying sized rooms for hire with options for refreshment and catering requirements. All rooms have natural daylight and are situated on the ground floor. Included in the booking are: 

  • Free parking
  • Room set up
  • Complimentary jugs of water
  • Free wifi
  • Flat screen TV
  • Flip chart
  • Photocopying facilities available at a fee
  • Dedicated conference staff available all day

Conference Rooms to Hire

Conference Centre

This large room consists of a welcome lobby, coffee and bar area, a main room to seat up to 120 people and two break-out rooms. The conference centre is our showcase function room and is located near the beautiful grounds by the banks of the River Medway. 

Room hire is £380 per day

Killian Lynch

Situated in its own complex with Elias Lynch room, this room can accommodate up to 20 people in a variety of layouts. This room is ideal for groups who want serenity and peace during their sessions. 

Room hire is £125 per day

Elias Lynch

Situated on its own with Killian Lynch, this room can accommodate up to 10 people in a boardroom layout.

Room hire is £80 per day

St Thérèse

This room can take up to 60 theatre style. Other layouts are possible when requested. (pictured left).
Room hire is £180 per day  

St Simon Stock 

Another beautiful room that can seat up to 80 people. This room leads onto a verandah and lawn.
Room hire is £180 per day

Patrick Geary

This room seats up to 40 people in a variety of layouts.
Room hire is £120 per day

St Albert

This room can take up to 20 people in varying layouts.
Room hire is £113 per day

Thomas Walden

This beautiful bijou room seats up to 15 people with an informal layout and is suitable for small groups - Perfect for retreats and mindfulness groups. Room hire is £108 per day

Corporate 24 hour delegate package

Priced at £100 per delegate includes:

  • Room hire
  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Buffet lunch and unlimited tea and coffee
  • Two course dinner
  • Wi-fi
  • On-site parking
  • Jug of water
  • Use of breathtaking grounds

Our 24 hour delegate package consists of a minimum of 15 delegates and is subject to availability. There are weekend rates available too. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

One would agree that prices for hiring these conference facilities are very competitive considering the breathtaking grounds. For further information about conference room hire and weekend rates please email

London is only an hour’s drive away. Leave the hustle and bustle of the London environment and move your board meetings into the beautiful Kent environment.