Lavenham Guildhall

Lavenham Guildhall front in market square in the sunshine
Lavenham Guildhall

Things to see and do

Lavenham Guildhall

What's on 

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 25 Mar 2016
Lavenham was once one of the wealthiest places in Tudor England, and there's still plenty of treasure waiting to be found.

Discover Medieval Lavenham

Fri 15 Apr 2016
Join us for a short talk about the Guildhall over coffee and shortbread before enjoying a guided walk around the historic centre of Lavenham.
Lavenham Guildhall

Eating and shopping

Tearoom at Lavenham Guildhall Suffolk

Eat in or take something away 

Treat yourself to a cuppa and a freshly baked cake in our Tudor tea-room or take home a souvenir from our shop which has a fine selection of gifts and cards. Or how about a locally grown plant?

Lavenham Guildhall


Lavenham Guildhall at the time of Sir William Cuthbert Quilter

A chequered history 

Discover how the town’s fortunes altered from its 16th-century glory days. Learn how the changes affected the upkeep of the timber-framed buildings, including the Guildhall, which has changed its uses many times over the years.

Lavenham Guildhall

Our work

Upper storey and gable of Lavenham Guildhall, Suffolk

A look at limewashing 

Limewashing is carried out on many of Lavenham’s timber-framed buildings, including the Guildhall. Discover why we do this and how this traditional finish fits in with our conservation principles.