Facilities & access


  • Parking 220 yards, pay & display (free for members)
  • Find locally made products in the National Trust shops
  • Enjoy shopping, lunch or a drink in the village
  • Relax in the National Trust tea-room
  • Dogs welcome in the abbey grounds in winter season (1 November to 31 March)
  • Dog walking area in car park, plus downloadable walks around Lacock countryside (see 'Activities')
  • Information point at visitor reception
  • You can have a picnic in the abbey grounds, and there is a picnic area with benches in the village
  • 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
  • Changing self-led family trails in the grounds
  • Rope swing in the woodland garden
  • Special family events all year round


  • 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
  • Wheelchairs and one mobility scooter are available for loan at visitor reception
  • Grounds largely accessible on gravel paths
  • Ramped access for wheelchairs to the abbey cloisters (some steps within cloisters), sorry, no mobility scooters
  • Abbey rooms only accessible via stairs (sorry, no stair lift). A photo album with pictures of the abbey rooms and a chair are available in the cloisters
  • 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
  • Please call our visitor reception team if you'd like more information on 01249 730459