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Lavenham Guildhall

Market Place, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247646
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Don’t bother

Lovely ladies running this Tudor tea room. I went with a friend and had overpriced coffee but saw... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Thomas S
Lavenham, United Kingdom
Opprotunity to step back in time

You're able to visit most of the building, except the cellar which was flooded when we visited... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“wool trade” (25 reviews)
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Market Place, Babergh District CO10 9QZ, England
+44 1787 247646
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely ladies running this Tudor tea room. I went with a friend and had overpriced coffee but saw the most mouth watering sausage rolls. I went back the next day and bought two. £5.00 probably the most expensive sausage rolls on this planet. Got them...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 3 days ago

You're able to visit most of the building, except the cellar which was flooded when we visited. Each room contains information about how it was used through time, and some include extra information about the inhabitants and other local treasures, some lost to us now....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

As an example of such old builings it rates highly. It is not exactly alone in Lavenham! Well worth the visit.

Thank David N
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm quite muddled about gift aid! I understood that there was no extra cost to the customer if you choose gift aid. So I don't understand why there are two prices at N.T. properties, one with and one without gift aid. In fact we weren't...More

Thank gill k
Reviewed 1 week ago

About the history off the wool trade / plus the stages of punishment that people suffered for pinching a handful of wool it makes you think about the punishment we give now in comparison

Thank Ronnieandian
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great building with as usual the NT volunteers to give context and information about the building and how it was used. Surpringly varied uses of the Hall over time Highly enjoyable time here well worth the visit

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely medieval timber framed building dating from around 1530, this building is a true delight! Built by the good folk of Lavenham at a time when the town was one of the dozen or so wealthiest towns in England from the huge profitability of...More

Thank maplesteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit to the Guildhall National Trust Team Room for a cuppa with fireinds as part of the cityandvillagetours excursion into beautiful Suffolk

Thank Lord E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The story of this fascinating building was well told in the displays that focused on some of the individuals that had resided in it as employees, prisoners or workhouse inmates. Unfortunately the guidebook was very boring and could do with an update. Nice garden and...More

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is well thought out and informative. Good and insightful exhibitions. Helpful and well informed staff.

Thank Adam W
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