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“Lovely old hall”

The Guildhall Worcester
Ranked #5 of 39 things to do in Worcester
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The City's Guildhall is a truly beautiful building which dates back to 1721. It has a fascinating history – it was once the seat of justice throughout the city and even housed a prison – and today offers both visitors and residents a glimpse of Worcester's rich and varied heritage.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We visited as it had a xmas craft fayre on. Lovely old building steeped in history. Some super hand made crafts to look at and admire.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank je757
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"beautiful building"
in 22 reviews
"main hall"
in 6 reviews
"queen anne"
in 5 reviews
"craft fair"
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"high street"
in 14 reviews
"council chamber"
in 4 reviews
"the tourist information office"
in 5 reviews
"craft fayre"
in 4 reviews
"grand hall"
in 3 reviews
"george iii"
in 3 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"fantastic art"
in 2 reviews
"an impromptu"
in 2 reviews
"the ground floor"
in 8 reviews
"open to the public"
in 5 reviews
"court room"
in 3 reviews
"large room upstairs"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This attractive building is well-maintained and has a bit of history on the façade. The head above the doorway is that of Oliver Cromwell, who was beheaded for his traitorous activities against the crown. The heads in the façade are similarly of other opposition figures who where beheaded, drawn, and quartered at the time.

Really admire the attractive fence around the front courtyard. Take some time to admire this building and the history it represents. There is a nice information section inside, where some souvenirs are available.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AthensBulldawg
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Great place to spend a while away from the hustle and bustle of the city . Nice tea room with a piano , with reasonable food.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank woofwoofpusspuss
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a beautiful and historical building!
Some of the upper rooms are really quite glorious. Well maintained, clean and accessible.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank victorf654
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Short visit due imminent wedding taking place, many portraits of previous town dignitaries and council parafinalia.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank devon-sightseers
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