The village of Aylesford is found on the banks of the river Medway in Kent. It is believed to be one of the oldest villages in England, which has been around since the Neolithic times. Accessed via a 14th century, five arched medieval bridge the village is quaint and has a population of approx. 5000.
One of the main attractions is Aylesford Priory (The Friars), which was founded in 1242. People have continued to worship here throughout the ages attracting thousands of people. It is still an important pilgrimage centre which hosts picturesque grounds and picnic areas as well as a shop and tearooms. For the more creative people they also host pottery and upholstery workshops.
Also home to the Grade I listed Aylesford parish church dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Paul this village is a great little place where old meets new.