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A 3 hour visit

We had to spend few hours from Bristol to Heathrow. We decided to stop by Chippenham, the Yelde... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
586samirz
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Manama, Bahrain
via mobile
Odd little gem

A very old barn type structure which has had many uses over the years including a court house and a... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Keith M
,
Dinton, United Kingdom
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12 Aug 2018
“A 3 hour visit”
23 Jun 2018
“Odd little gem”
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Yelde Hall Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HL, England
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We had to spend few hours from Bristol to Heathrow. We decided to stop by Chippenham, the Yelde House is amazing and unexpected. In addition to walk in the old market and on the greens by the river

Thank 586samirz
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A very old barn type structure which has had many uses over the years including a court house and a meeting place (upstairs) for the town council. Now a largely open space given over to a variety of local events and manned by volunteers who...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It's old, it's plain, it's history, and it's interesting. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. My hotel was around the corner from the Hall, of course, the Hall is around the corner from just about everything in the village.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This is a small hall but very interesting. The chap on reception was very pleasant and helpful. Well worth a visit.

Thank AngelaM007
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Attractive building and items of historical interest thoughtfully displayed. The member of staff within was most knowledgeable and was a pleasure to talk with.

1  Thank Crackinstuff
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Original timbers give a sense of time. Visit upstairs to see the debating room with a very long table. What must these walls have seen and heard?

Thank JAH399
Reviewed 18 February 2017

On my visit the beautifully restored Yelde Hall housed a poignant and thought provoking exhibition created by local historian Richard Broadhead. It includes details on the lives of more than 60 soldiers from the area who died in the Somme and whose bodies have never...More

Thank 769elainew
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Well preserved delightful building - well worth a visit. Adjacent to a modern rather ugly building which rather detracts from its setting

2  Thank gerardWiltshireUK
Reviewed 5 December 2015

We had a good look round the museum, and were directed here. Looking for things to do on a day out - anything goes - we paid a visit. There was an interesting exhibit downstairs on the WWI hospital and upstairs had an amusing 'debate'...More

Thank S T
Reviewed 22 October 2015

A charming old building - when we visited it was playing host to a lovely exhibition of work by local artists.

Thank Marion H
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