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The Friars Aylesford is an idyllic venue for your barn wedding in Maidstone in the Kent region of England. Spanning 40 acres, The Friars Aylesford is a vast location with much to offer. Seeped in history and surrounded by breathtaking nature, The Friars Aylesford is an unforgettable venue your guests will talk about for decades to come.

Facilities and Capacity

Having been around for over 750 years, The Friars Aylesford has a long and interesting background, told in its artwork throughout the walls and buildings. It is the main house of the Carmelite religious order and played a key role in several other historical events, including the Second World War. Today, its primary use is for weddings and offers three main wedding reception packages: The Pilgrims' Hall, The Twilight, and The North Barn Self-Catering. The Friars Aylesford understand that each and every couple's needs vary greatly, which is why they have multiple packages available to suit all your budgetary needs. The Friars Aylesford is much more than a wedding venue; it's the perfect location for your photographs. Set your wedding album against the breathtaking backdrop of the friary and the surrounding landscapes.

Services Offered

The Friars Aylesford is committed to providing you with a service that exceeds your greatest expectations. They believe there is no set formula to the perfect wedding and will listen to your needs to create an event tailor-made for you. If you desire to rent different tables and linens, Friars Aylesford will let you do so. They believe this special day is all about you so you can take the lead.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Unusual weddings
Unique weddings

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Entertainment licence
Evening reception facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
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The Friars, Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7BX Maidstone (Kent)
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