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Lavenham Guildhall

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Address: Market Place, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
Phone Number: 01787 247646
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We called in Lavenham parking is excellent free car parks with the option to leave a donation. We visited the guildhall which had a very varied history absolutely fascinating... read more

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We called in Lavenham parking is excellent free car parks with the option to leave a donation. We visited the guildhall which had a very varied history absolutely fascinating. Really enjoyed our visit staff very informative and friendly. Carrie n Kev

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a magnificent building in 3 phases the main building being mid 15th century and the two adjoining (the cafe and NT shop) a century or so earlier. It's situated in the marvellous market square in Lavenham where every building is interesting and where a witch burning scene was filmed in the 60's for the gruesome film Witchfinder General... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good house with some lovely exhibits and very informative staff who asked all the questions we had to answer. A lovely tea room is attached which serves some lovely food. The three of us got in for £13 as one is a national trust member. The only reasons this is not getting a 5 out of five, is that there... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot visit Lavenham and not visit the guildhall, run by the National Trust, although by the nature of the medieval building it may not be accessible for wheelchair visitors. But even from outside it is a building to marvel at. Inside, the history of Lavenham and the various roles the guildhall has fulfilled are admirably explained. And if you... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting, welcoming staff and a pleasant and bright look on the world of lavenham years ago. Free of cars, wonderful.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best museums I've ever been to. Fascinating history, well set up. Lots of hands on experiences and a beautiful garden with a coffee shop outside. Nice little room full of local artists work, too. You HAVE to visit this place if you're in the area !

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There may not be any original contents left in this ancient property, but the National Trust displays give you a good feel for the various uses it has been put to over the centuries. Don't miss the exhibition in the cellar, which tells you about the history of the beautiful mediaevel town of Lavenham itself. NB. Even if you don't... More 

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lavenham is a beautiful town with an incredible number of well kept historic Listed Buildings. The Guidehall is at the heart of the town in the Market Place. We visited with our niece from the United States for whom Lavenham was heaven! Lavenham is a unique place and the Guildhall Hall is well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a beautifully sunny afternoon and Lavenham appeared to be empty. However we parked easily in the High Street and walked through to the Market Place really just to get a cup of tea somewhere. We found the Guildhall and went into the tearoom. The place was empty but decided to sit outside in the little courtyard garden as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting old building steeped in history set on the town square. Well worth visiting at least once.

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