Facilities & access


  • Parking 220 yards, pay & display
  • Find locally made products in the National Trust shop
  • Enjoy shopping, lunch or a drink in the village
  • Relax in the National Trust tea room
  • Dogs welcome in the Abbey grounds from 1 November to 31 March (Easter if earlier), and on footpaths
  • Information point
  • Explore the Abbey grounds for a tranquil stroll or picnic
  • Experience Lacock life with a stay in our holiday cottage

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities in Abbey toilets and Red Lion car park toilets
  • Hip-seat carriers for loan from the Abbey
  • Children's play area in village playing field (managed by local council)
  • Discover a new, self-led family trail every month (see the Things-to-see-and-do/for-families/ page)
  • Rope swing in the woodland garden


  • Designated mobility parking, 100 yards in Red Lion car park
  • Mobility toilets in the Abbey courtyard and Red Lion car park
  • Mobility drop-off point situated by visitor reception
  • Powered mobility vehicle and wheelchairs on loan at Visitor Reception
  • Grounds largely accessible on gravel path
  • Ramped access to the abbey cloisters (some steps within cloisters), abbey rooms only accessible via steps (no chairlift)
  • A photo album with pictures of the abbey rooms and a chair are available in the cloisters (please ask a member of staff)
  • The Stables tea-room and National Trust shops are fully accessible
  • Hearing loop at Visitor Reception
  • Large print and Braille guides available
  • Guide dogs welcome