Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

The south front of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

Important notice -

On Sunday 3 July the Stables tea room will close at 4pm in preparation for an exciting refurbishment the following week. The refurbished tea room will re-open on Saturday 16 July.

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

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Things to see and do

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

What's on 

Photograph titled 'Dark Force' taken by Tim Rudman in Iceland

Iceland, an uneasy calm 

Photographed over eight years, Tim Rudman has captured the landscapes of Iceland. Discover his series 'Iceland, an uneasy calm' in the Fox Talbot Museum gallery and be drawn into the otherworldly charm and myths of the landscapes.

Upcoming events

Panasonic roadshow at Lacock 2016

Sat 02 Jul 2016
10:30-16:00
Meet photography experts from Pansonic , try the latest cameras, get top photo tips or join a photography walk as the exciting Panasonic roadshow returns to Britain's birthplace of photography - the home of William Henry Fox Talbot.

Lacock's watercolour wander

Sat 02 Jul 2016
10:30-17:30
In the 1800s, the Talbot family and their friends painted over 600 watercolours and many of them were of Lacock Abbey and its grounds. Find out more on this fun family trail.

Iceland, an Uneasy Calm

Sat 02 Jul 2016
10:30-17:30
'Iceland, an Uneasy Calm' is a series of photographs taken of Iceland over the last eight years by Tim Rudman widely acknowledged as one of the very finest landscape photographers working today.

The Hollow Crown costumes at Lacock Abbey

Sat 02 Jul 2016
11:00-17:00
An exhibition of costumes from the hit BBC Two series, 'The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses', including those worn by stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keeley Hawes and Sophie Okonedo.

Underwater Photographer of the Year 2016

Sat 16 Jul 2016
10:30-17:30
Award winning photographs from this year's Underwater Photographer of the Year competition on display in the Fox Talbot Museum.

Capability Brown - stitched through the lens

Mon 18 Jul 2016
10:30-17:30
Beautiful embroideries inspired by the landscape design of Capability Brown will be on display in the Stables tea room in the quintessential English village of Lacock.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Eating and shopping

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Places to stay

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Groups

The sun shines through the cloister walk at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

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