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Lavenham Guildhall

Market Place, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247646
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It's not just the Guildhall, it's that and everything around it. I would suggest that anyone... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bob J
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Durham, North Carolina
superb

An excellent example of a Medieval Timber Framed Building. The oak beams and trusses have improved... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bill b
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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Market Place, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

It's not just the Guildhall, it's that and everything around it. I would suggest that anyone interested in historical atmosphere and architecture should make this a must see. And tea at The Blue Vintage Tea Room is almost a requirement. Also, do not miss The...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 3 days ago

An excellent example of a Medieval Timber Framed Building. The oak beams and trusses have improved with age. The Hall is beautiful from the outside and just as good inside. Well worth visiting.

Thank bill b
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 3 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 3 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Brian D
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