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My husband and I have visited twice now, once for a pottery day and once for a Raku experience... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Ash, United Kingdom
Breathe the spirit of inner peace

An amazing inner experience for those seeking to pass through life while life passes through you... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Sandra P
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The Friars, Aylesford ME20 7BX, England
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

My husband and I have visited twice now, once for a pottery day and once for a Raku experience. Both times we found ourselves surrounded by not only an amazingly beautiful and tranquil venue, but skilled and friendly potters who shared their passion for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

An amazing inner experience for those seeking to pass through life while life passes through you. The place is a peaceful retreat founded in the 13th century, it combines, history, culture, nature, people, and a very special blessed place with friendly priest and people.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sandra P
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I visited for Christmas dinner it was excellent service and the staff was very friendly and helpful I would go there again I enjoyed the food and also watching the animals walking around

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Judith A
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Held every month, this is a great way of introducing children to pottery. As a parent, I was a little apprehensive about my four year old attending in terms of both concentration and using the tools. The assistance and inspiration provided was strong and kept...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I was given a day course with Aylesford Pottery & School of Ceramics as a Christmas present and it was well worth the wait! We went as a couple and joined a group of 10 to learn Japanese Raku pottery techniques. The day ran from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vickytttyson
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Bill was great company and very skilful. His story telling added to our day. We were a group of 14 people. He was unhurried, clear in his instruction and very engaging. Highly recommend if you are looking to do something different.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MarkH062
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Even if you are not scratching your head to find a birthday or thank you present, then this is a good place to head for. A good choice of beautiful and useful pottery in a peaceful setting that makes you feel better for the visit....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Great place to visit. Peaceful walk around the grounds and the staff friendly. Coffee shop and gift shop here. Black swans are back its worth a visit just to feed the birds. The pottery is interesting and worth a visit something there for everyone.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Audrey S
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Great old fashioned potters. Great shop with some really fantastic things within. You can sign up to classes as well if you want to have a gone. Remember to take bread for the geese on the pond. Great place for a picnic as well. Loads...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kris B
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

You will find a small cosy pottery just by the car park of Friars. There is a shop on front of it selling plates and cups and terracotta pots and other goodies made right there in the pottery. They are all really nice and would...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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