Lavenham is a village in Suffolk, England. Today, it is a popular day-trip destination for people from across the country along. Lavenham prospered from the wool trade in the 15th and 16th century, with the town’s blue broadcloth being an export of note. By the late 15th century, the town was among the richest in the British Isles, paying more in taxation than considerably larger towns such as York and Lincoln.
In 2010, under conditions of strict secrecy, scenes from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2 were filmed there.
Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill. Jacobean-style house with gardens and a working watermill. A passion for tradition and impressing guests inspired one man to transform a run-down country house and desolate landscape. At the age of 30, the future Lord Fairhaven began to create his first home. Wanting to inspire and surprise visitors, he created a spectacular garden with planting for all seasons and a cosy house in which to entertain. Life revolved around horse racing and shooting, and guests enjoyed 1930s luxury.
08:45 meet near Ibis London City Hotel, 1 Pommel Way, E1 6BF (Aldgate East Station); 09:00 departure; 11:00-13:00 Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill (from £8.60); 14:00-16:00 Lavenham: Little Hall (£4), St Peter and St Paul’s Church, The Guildhall (£6.50); 16:00 departure; 18:00 London, Aldgate East.
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