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This ancient Gildhouse and church encapsulates history not only of the church but of North... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry F
Fascinating Visit with a Highly knowledgeable and friendly guide

We visited and were given a really interesting talk about the hall and its long distant past use... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob A
Burton Bradstock, United Kingdom
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The Gildhouse is a fully restored Tudor Gildhouse, c. 1540, Open on Wednesdays from 10 am - 4pm from Easter until the end of October. Free admission, guided tours etc plus a full education programme for schools, history groups and WIs etc.
St. Winwaloe Church, Bude EX23 0AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This ancient Gildhouse and church encapsulates history not only of the church but of North Cornwall a place worthy of visiting especially on a Wednesday in summer when refreshments are available and Tudor costumes can be tried

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited and were given a really interesting talk about the hall and its long distant past use, its restoration and current place in the local community. It is free and we were made a nice cup of tea by the guide. There are some...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Talk about secretive spots with limited access (Wednesdays all open in season, but check variations in schedule beforehand) The Gildhouse/St WInwaloe make a wonderful moody pairing, one otherwise often situated in complete isolation. It's maintained by volunteers as I understand it, and gives a glimpse...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed April 20, 2018

The venue is comfortable and spectacular and is run by the most friendly people. The events that they run are well worth a visit. These include Art exhibitions, talks, music. It is wonderful to see such an historic building being used in such an inspiring...More

Thank Ali R
Reviewed December 23, 2017

We popped in and were pleased we did, they are open Wed and entry is free (check their website out of season), Wow, the history to this building is fabulous. It has survived so much.

Thank janet545carter
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Absolutely wonderful little place tucked away along some leafy lanes. Truly well loved and cared for, its great to see a place like this, quite obviously a real piece of local history, restored and used as well it should be to continue its legacy. As...More

Thank Neil E
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Beautiful old Gildhouse and church well kept, lovely craft fair coming soon not to be missed. Take a walk around the country lanes so peaceful.

Thank OldiesAbroad
Reviewed July 30, 2017

We have seen leaflets about this place and always wanted to visit. We were on a walk around Poundstock which took us to the church and this guildhouse which is in the grounds. it is beautiful building and well preserved. You need to visit on...More

Thank Christine K
EandGJ, Manager at The Gildhouse, Poundstock, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Hi Christine Thanks for the review; we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit - it certainly is a beautiful building in a wonderful setting. Unfortunately, because we rely on volunteers, we are only able to open to the public on Wednesdays from Easter until...More

Reviewed August 30, 2016

Beautiful location ideal for a small wedding venue, hall and kitchen well looked after, we had a hog roast just outside at the bottom of the steps, would recommend to all family, friends and general public.

Thank B2831LLrobinw
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Managed by friendly locals happy to tell you the history also I am told has a lot of events on . Lovely setting well worth a look

Thank WilFinnegan
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