Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

A view of the southside of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

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

Iceland, an Uneasy Calm

Sat 28 May 2016
'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.

Weird world

Sat 28 May 2016
Science can do strange things to everyday objects. Come and find out more on this fascinating hands-on, self-led family trail around the grounds of the home of photographic pioneer and scientist, Fox Talbot.

Message in a bottle self-led family trail

Mon 06 Jun 2016
Raise a glass to John Ivory Talbot in this fun family trail around the abbey grounds.

Chapterhouse Theatre present 'Sense and Sensibility'

Fri 10 Jun 2016
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company in front of beautiful Lacock Abbey for this outdoor performance of Jane Austen's classic novel featuring the Dashwood sisters as they make their first foray into the exquisite world of eighteenth-century society.

Panasonic roadshow at Lacock 2016

Fri 01 Jul 2016
Meet photography experts from Pansonic , try the latest cameras, have a photo portrait taken or join a photo walk as the exciting Panasonic roadshow returns to Britain's birthplace of photography - the home of William Henry Fox Talbot.
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


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

Make it a trip 

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