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Lavenham Guildhall

Market Place, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247646
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Not To Be Missed!

Most National Trust properties are closed at this time of year, so when we saw that Lavenham... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2016
Christine N
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
National Trust delight!

Spent the weekend in Lavenham and thoroughly enjoyed the Guildhall which has had a major refurb... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2016
gillie l
London, United Kingdom
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Market Place, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247646
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Reviewed January 25, 2016

Most National Trust properties are closed at this time of year, so when we saw that Lavenham Guildhall was open we decided to take a look. You must visit this fabulous 500 year old building in the lovely village of Lavenham. It has such an...More

1  Thank Christine N
Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Spent the weekend in Lavenham and thoroughly enjoyed the Guildhall which has had a major refurb- the guides are friendly and very knowledgeable ; thank you Ian for opening up my eyes to another world- a world past which is beautifully narrated ( great film...More

Thank gillie l
Reviewed January 5, 2016

An informative trip into the past in what would have been a bustling centre of industry when fortunes were earned from the wool trade and links with the continent. Guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. An insight into how a few grew rich, and many...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2015

Excellent staff who entertained me and my dog wihilst wife and friends did the tour. I have been all round the place before.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed November 22, 2015

As the guildhall in Lavenham is only open to visitors on a weekend this time of the year, we were both sad that we were unable to take a peek inside. Judging by the outside of the building, it certainly would have been worth our...More

Thank ianb111
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Have wanted to visit Lavenham Guildhall for a long time and, finally there, it did not disappoint. The volunteers, as ever in NT properties, are marvellous. Knowledgeable, approachable, friendly and passionate about 'their' property. The carefully ordered displays and explanatory material in each room brings...More

1  Thank KathIan999
Reviewed November 11, 2015

A most interesting, old building with great displays showing local life and the history of the place. The staff working there were very friendly and very knowledgeable. Hands on displays which children could participate in eg dressing up in the costumes. Spent a couple of...More

1  Thank Carolbrownlie
Reviewed November 11, 2015

We visited this historical venue and spent an interesting afternoon touriing the house.Staff were very knowledgable and added to the experience.This has been recently reopened as a venue following a revamp. Local history is brought to life and the lives of local personalities used to...More

1  Thank Keith B
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Very informative about the history of the town and how and why it was built. Great cafe with helpful staff.

Thank Millipede2
Reviewed October 29, 2015

It is a well researched and maintained property. Shame there are so many stairs as my Mum is disabled it meant we could not view all of the exhibit.

Thank Claire M
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