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Lavenham Guildhall

Market Place, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247646
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Crooked houses

Another hidden gem with great displays and hands on pieces The story of the hall was fascinating... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Richard H
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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A lovely timber framed building holding many stories!

Absolutely fascinating - as one previous reviewer has already said, even if you only look at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sharjahsuzy
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Market Place, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another hidden gem with great displays and hands on pieces The story of the hall was fascinating and within the context of the villages crooked architecture it's a great place to visit

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely fascinating - as one previous reviewer has already said, even if you only look at the building from the outside it is well worth stopping in Lavenham and enjoying what this beautiful village has to offer. The Guildhall is quite unique and the guides...More

Thank sharjahsuzy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Firstly, even if you don't go inside it is worth a visit for the setting, as Lavenham itself is a remarkable little place. We often find that our enjoyment of an historic property is in direct proportion of the knowledge and story telling ability of...More

Thank Alistair M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a guide who gave us a talk about the history of Lavenham which really helped to bring it alive. It is an interesting place to visit and is used as a meeting place so has a lived in feeling. The garden is pretty...More

Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting overview given by guide, he was excellent. Good to know although N.T. property, still used by local residents as well.

Thank anthonytN8179GQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lavenham is a quaint old (medieval) town in Suffolk,made up of many timber frame houses. It's not that big, so you can easily walk round it and imagine life in the past going on around you. The town made it big in the C15 and...More

1  Thank Jeannet56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit to learn a bit about the local history. Met when we went in by Caroline who gave us a very interesting talk on the Guildhall.

Thank mel v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interestingly historic National trust property with a few rooms (workhouse, bridewell (gaol) and historical displays) Tea room and garden

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of smallest National Trust properties we've been to but we enjoyed our visit. Built around 1500, the buildings history is facinating. Starting off as a meeting hall for the Corpus Christi Guild elite in the wool trade. It later became a prison for paupers...More

Thank RoutemasterCambridge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent time in the gardens sipping Sicilian lemonade and eating sandwiches. All was delightful. The sun shone, the roses smelled of a sumptuous kind and the company, my wife, was gracious and beautiful. Everything was good. The Guildhall is well worth a visit for...More

Thank Gorseinonboy45
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