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A fascinating day, full of history.

The Guildhall was of great interest, particularly helped by a very knowledgeable guide, who gave us... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
rosieharrington
,
Malvern, United Kingdom
Very pretty village

Visited the village with the in-laws between Christmas and New Year on the recommendation of a... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Joann K
,
Braintree, United Kingdom
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Lovely timbered buildings, an ancient guildhall and graceful churches help to make Lavenham one of the most attractive and charming villages in Suffolk, England.
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Guildhall was of great interest, particularly helped by a very knowledgeable guide, who gave us a real insight into the history of the area. A town full of wonderful architecture. Good coffee shops too when you want a rest!

Thank rosieharrington
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the village with the in-laws between Christmas and New Year on the recommendation of a friend. The village is extremely pretty with old houses with bowed walls and timber frames everywhere ! There are plenty of places to visit and the church is definitely...More

Thank Joann K
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lavenham prospered from the wool trade in the 15th 16th centuries. With its 15th century church, half-timbered medieval cottages and a great walk. In the medieval period it was among the 20 wealthiest settlements in England.

Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful small town. Hundreds of medieval buildings, many painted, and most with open wonky beams! Quiet but with plenty of quality cafes, restaurants and hotels. Not much in the way of shopping but lovely to walk around. The church is well worth a visit...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I love coming here The houses are so colourful and crooked There's hotels to stay in,pubs to drink in Restaurants to choose from Tearooms,butchers and bakers Novelty shops,Art Gallery's and plenty more Lavenham is a medieval village with plenty of free parking If you come...More

1  Thank Anita E
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a day out while staying in Ipswich. Nowhere else can you see such a collection of medieval homes and buildings than in this small town made rich on the wool trade. It's highlights are the ancient guildhall run by the National Trust, Little...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I had visited Lavenham many years ago and loved the place so on this trip to Norfolk we took friends. We stopped off for drinks and cakes at the National Trust cafe. Lavenham is a medieval village with the church of St Peter and St...More

Thank BlackpoolBrian
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I have heard a lot about this before and seen it on the Lovejoy TV series. Beautiful place with some lovely buildings especially in the main square. Also the church as you come into the village is stunning and a must to visit. Only downside...More

Thank EdinburghChaz
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Walking on the streets of Lavenham is like a travel back in time, you can't help but just love the wonky little cottages and timber framed houses. Visiting the Guildhall is a must, as is browsing through the many weird and wonderful items of the...More

1  Thank Andi_and_Phil
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely ancient village, with parking (free with an honesty box) close to the guildhall. Bought lovely cake from the bakers close by. Some of the old timber framed buildings are fantastic. Harry Potter lovers will known the village stood in for One of the key...More

Thank Cath R
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