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Merchant Adventurers' Hall

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Merchant Adventurers' Hall

717 Reviews
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Ashleigh C wrote a review Oct 2020
25 contributions22 helpful votes
Stunning building with a rich history. Reception staff were very friendly and we chose to complete our tour with the audio guide. Very informative and interesting history. Would recommend to anyone who loves history.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Andy M wrote a review Sep 2020
26 contributions4 helpful votes
14th century Guildhall, beautifully restored and preserved. If you like your history, this is one you shouldn't miss. Finished off with a coffee in the lovely, peaceful walled garden cafe. Perfect!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Mike Howard Manchester UK wrote a review Sep 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom73 contributions12 helpful votes
This hidden gem is well worth a visit. The main hall is fabulous, truly beautiful architecture. The history of the building is explained ether by audio or written guidance.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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David T wrote a review Sep 2020
Weybridge, United Kingdom135 contributions22 helpful votes
Went round on our own with the written guide that was provided (we could have had an audio guide). Lots of information given. Lovely old building.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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FinediningAmber wrote a review Sep 2020
Salisbury, United Kingdom94 contributions33 helpful votes
We went on a guided tour of the Merchant Adventurer's Hall last week. We were part of a very small group so it was easy to observe all the restricted measures. The tour guide was knowledgeable and the history of how the Merchant Adventurers first emerged and the work they continue to do, was very interesting. Our only criticism would be that whilst the guide told us that we would have time to look around and take photographs at the end of the tour; we didn't realise that we would be given all of five minutes (the whole tour lasts an hour and they only allow five minutes within that for a look around!) in which to do it, which simply wasn't long enough and spoiled our enjoyment because there was so much more that we wanted to explore. Shame!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Lauren M, General Manager at Merchant Adventurers' Hall
Responded Sep 8, 2020
Dear Finedining Amber. Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you were disappointed with aspects of your tour of the Merchant Adventurers' Hall. We allow a small amount of time to see the rooms which are too small for larger groups after the tour, we appreciate that this might not be enough time for everyone. However if anyone on the tours had requested more time to explore we would of course have been happy to facilitate that. Thanks again for your constructive review.
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