Lavenham: Discover the Tudor side of life on this medieval audio walking tour

1 hr, 30 min

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This is THE walk for those people who have always wanted to walk along enough medieval streets to make up a whole medieval village. Maybe your interest in old timbered buildings was awakened by Tolkien or Harry Potter?

Every street leads to the Market Square and every street has timbered houses along the route. It is one of those places that you visit once and then fall in love with. Even on the bleakest of...
This is THE walk for those people who have always wanted to walk along enough medieval streets to make up a whole medieval village. Maybe your interest in old timbered buildings was awakened by Tolkien or Harry Potter?

Every street leads to the Market Square and every street has timbered houses along the route. It is one of those places that you visit once and then fall in love with. Even on the bleakest of days, there are people looking around the streets.

Having been brought up in the area I have collected various stories about these buildings. Here I share such stories in an audio tour. This is a tour where the Tudor wool traders start to be more than words in a book. The Dukes of Oxford (the De Vere family) and the wealthiest commoners in England rubbed shoulders in these streets 900 years ago. We seek out the clues that they left behind over the centuries to get a glimpse into their lives.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: The Cock Horse Inn, 37 Church Street, Babergh District CO10 9SA England

This tour starts just outside Cock Horse Inn. Learn about the story behind the name as you start the tour.

Pass By: The Church of St Peter & St Paul, Church Street, Babergh District CO10 9SA England

The tour passes by the church, giving you a chance to discover it's history.

Pass By: Little Hall Lavenham, Market Place, Babergh District C010 9QZ England

The tour passes through Lavenham Hall - a picturesque garden area.

Pass By: The Swan, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10 9PX, UK

The tour stops briefly in front of the Swan so that you can learn about it in a leisurely fashion.

Pass By: Priory Farm Court, Priory Farm Ct, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10, UK

The tour passes by Lavenham Priory so you can learn a bit...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: The Cock Horse Inn, 37 Church Street, Babergh District CO10 9SA England

This tour starts just outside Cock Horse Inn. Learn about the story behind the name as you start the tour.

Pass By: The Church of St Peter & St Paul, Church Street, Babergh District CO10 9SA England

The tour passes by the church, giving you a chance to discover it's history.

Pass By: Little Hall Lavenham, Market Place, Babergh District C010 9QZ England

The tour passes through Lavenham Hall - a picturesque garden area.

Pass By: The Swan, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10 9PX, UK

The tour stops briefly in front of the Swan so that you can learn about it in a leisurely fashion.

Pass By: Priory Farm Court, Priory Farm Ct, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10, UK

The tour passes by Lavenham Priory so you can learn a bit more about its history.

Pass By: de vere house, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10 9RW, UK

The tour passes by the De Vere house and gives you the opportunity to discover more about the De Vere family.

Pass By: Lavenham Guildhall, Market Place, Babergh District CO10 9QZ England

The tour passes by the Lavenham Guildhall. It was built around 1530 and was called the Guildhall of Corpus Christi.

Pass By: LAVENDER COTTAGE, 84 Church St, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10 9QT, UK

The tour ends just outside Lavender Cottage which is not far from the start of the tour.

Important Details

Included
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
Not Included
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Food and drink
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
Departure Point
40 Church St, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10 9SA, UK
Return Details
LAVENDER COTTAGE, 84 Church St, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10 9QT, UK
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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