The Friars

Set in the heart of Kent, The Friars of Aylesford Priory is an ancient religious house of the Order of the Carmelites, dating back to the 13th Century. Over the centuries, and now today, The Friars has become for thousands of visitors and friends a place of peace, a community of prayer, an experience of God, a centre of welcome, a venue for gathering – a work of art.

Over 200,000 pilgrims a year make their way to Aylesford. The Friars is open 365 days a year (thoe bookshop and team rooms are closed between Christmas and New Year0, and there is no entrance charge.

One can go individually or as a group for the day, or alternatively, stay in their guest house.

Contact Information

The Friars
Kent ME20 7BX

Tel: 01622 717272
Fax: 01622 715575


Please contact us if you would like to make a Mass or Prayer request.