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BEAUTIFUL TOWN

We stayed at The Angel Hotel in the market Square on Saturday night and purchased the " A walk... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Alfie55
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E.Sussex
Feast of Tudor architecture

Is there a more picturesque village in the UK? Everywhere you look here, there's another gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Nicholas H
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London, 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 7 May 2018

We stayed at The Angel Hotel in the market Square on Saturday night and purchased the " A walk around Lavenham " booklet from the Information Centre on the Sunday morning at a lowly fee of £1.50. The book and enclosed map takes you on...More

1  Thank Alfie55
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Is there a more picturesque village in the UK? Everywhere you look here, there's another gorgeous Tudor building. The market square is lovely and the Guildhall provides a real insight into the history of the village. The buildings are in a remarkably good state of...More

Thank Nicholas H
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We recently visited Lavenham and headed straight for the centre,parking out on the main road and walking the short distance to Market Lane. After a visit to the Lavenham Blue Vintage tearooms we had a wander around. What hit us most was how colourful everything...More

1  Thank shane s
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Lavenham has so much to offer, many beautiful buildings, many 500 years old. It is also blessed with some great restaurants and cafes, as well as many art and antique shops Parking is limited in the central square, but there is a free carpark on...More

Thank Andy E
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 23 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
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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
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