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A warm day came so decided to pop to lavenham to have a look around . Parking was a nightmare... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa-Marie H
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One of the most interesting villages in East Anglia

A treasure trove of medieval architecture with over 300 listed buildings. Several are open to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
J_Jarndyce
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

A warm day came so decided to pop to lavenham to have a look around . Parking was a nightmare .market place is off the main road . Went to se Harry potter house. Went into the bakery was average not the best . Found...More

Thank Lisa-Marie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A treasure trove of medieval architecture with over 300 listed buildings. Several are open to the public. It is worth several visits in order to take in the scale of the historic assets here.

1  Thank J_Jarndyce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends brought me to this beautiful village who was in medieval period among the wealthiest settlement. She got married in that amazing 15th-century church, St Peter & Paul. The cottage in town are half-timbered medieval with circular walks. This is also the birth place...More

Thank Road20years
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Lavenham at the weekend and it is simply beautiful. Old buildings beautiful shops plenty of places to eat and drink. Lovely atmosphere and of course the Guildhall which is worth a visit. Free parking and circular walk (3 miles). A must visit.

1  Thank Joann K
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely town for a stroll around. Many tea rooms and small independent shops. Would recommend a visit to the church for their scones or treat yourself with afternoon tea at The Swan.

Thank Heidi S
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
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
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

2  Thank shane s
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
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!

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