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The Gildhouse, Poundstock

St. Winwaloe Church, Bude EX23 0AX, England
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A wonderful venue for the 'music for a Summer evening' events.

The venue is comfortable and spectacular and is run by the most friendly people. The events that... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Ali R
Fabulous, pretty location by the church

We popped in and were pleased we did, they are open Wed and entry is free (check their website out... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
janet545carter
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Crackington Haven, 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.
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“craft fair” (2 reviews)
“church” (9 reviews)
“volunteers” (5 reviews)
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St. Winwaloe Church, Bude EX23 0AX, England
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Reviewed 20 April 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

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Reviewed 23 December 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.

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Reviewed 9 September 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
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Reviewed 11 August 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.

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Reviewed 30 July 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
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EandGJ, Manager at The Gildhouse, Poundstock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 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

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Reviewed 30 August 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.

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Reviewed 6 August 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

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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We popped in to have a look as we have driven past many times . This should be on every tourists list of things to do in the area. We went on a Wednesday and there was no charge , the Gildhouse and Church were...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Very interesting site but only open on Thursday afternoons.Check dates.the Church next door is worth visiting-very large for the size of the village.More

Thank DIWright
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EandGJ, Management committee member at The Gildhouse, Poundstock, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2015

Hi Thanks for your comments and I'm glad you found the Gildhouse interesting. We are open from 10.00 - 4.00 pm every Wednesday between Easter until the end of October. It would be great if we could open more frequently but we are dependent on...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2015

The guildhouse is unique, a beautiful setting, lots of history, great place to visit especially when there is a tudor day.It can be hired for events,there are 2 rooms and a kitchen and it makes a special venue especially for a wedding reception or other...More

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