Things to see & do

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What's on

A sea gypsy spear fishing on the Andaman Sea

A sea gypsy spear fishing on the Andaman Sea

Join us for a special event, from outdoor theatre to photography exhibitions.

  • Wacky inventions family trail, until 30 June 
  • Travel Photographer of the Year, until 12 July
  • Lacock and Magna Carta, until 31 August

Family outdoor theatre

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Thursday 30 July, 7pm

Bored of chores, the apprentice waves a wand and a broom magically fetches water. But what is the spell to make it stop?

  • £15 adults, £8 children, £40 families (2A+2C) (booking is essential)
  • Gates open at 6pm for picnics

Don't miss

  • Learn about the history of photography in the Fox Talbot Museum
  • Wonderful buildings dating back to the 13th century
  • The famous window, where the first photographic negative was taken
  • Playtime in our cloister willow structure in the grounds
  • Special events, family trails and outdoor music and theatre
  • A picturesque village with shops, pubs and tea-rooms on every corner
  • Our delicious full menu in The Stables tea-rooms

Lacock Village

One of the many distinctive cottages in Lacock village in Wiltshire

One of the many distinctive cottages in Lacock village in Wiltshire

Walk the streets of Lacock Village and soak up the atmosphere and history. Visit the Tithe Barn and village lock-up, enjoy some retail therapy in unique shops and relax in one of the pubs or tea-rooms.

Treat yourself

At The Stables tea-room you can tuck into our delicious spring menu or enjoy a sweet treat and hot drink.

The National Trust shops on the High Street and in the Fox Talbot Museum sell beautiful gifts, cards and souvenirs. There are some wonderful local shops in the village, making Lacock a great spot for some shopping.

Explore the countryside

Sampling the tasty grass in the abbey fields

Sampling the tasty grass in the abbey fields

Lacock is a great place to get outdoors. Not only can you explore 11 acres of wooded grounds, but wonderful rolling Wiltshire landscape. We've put together our favourite walks for you below.

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