Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

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Country house with monastic roots, once home to William Henry Fox Talbot.

Set in rural Wiltshire, Lacock village is famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings and more recently as a TV and film location.


The Abbey, located at the heart of the village within its own woodland grounds, is a quirky country house of various architectural styles, built upon the foundations of a former nunnery. Visitors can experience the atmosphere of the medieval rooms and cloister court, giving a sense of the Abbey's monastic past.
The museum celebrates the achievements of former Lacock resident, William Henry Fox Talbot, famous for his contributions to the invention of photography.

Don't Miss:

  • Discover the history of the Abbey and newly opened rooms
  • Enjoy the grounds' spring bulbs, summer borders and greenhouse
  • Wander the historic village streets, enjoying shopping and a meal
  • See wonderful exhibitions in the upper gallery of the museum
  • Experience Lacock life with a stay in our holiday cottage
  • Visit the location of films like Harry Potter and Cranford


Please see the Lacock website for current admission fees.


Near Chippenham
SN15 2LG


01249 730459

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