Things to see & do

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Get outdoors

The garden is bursting with early spring flowers and colour, while the woodland garden is looking heavenly with white clouds of wild garlic and cow parsley covering the grounds in a wispy display.

Make a visit to the Botanic Garden and green house to see interesting plant species and herbaceous borders. 

What's on

Join us for our 'mad inventors' club' trail during May half-term, relax with live music at our evening picnic (19 June) or discover beautiful photographs at one of our exhibitions.

Outdoor theatre

Pride and Prejudice

Friday 12 June, 7pm
Gates open 6pm for picnics

Join us for an evening of outdoor theatre on the South Lawn, as Chapter House Theatre Company bring to life Jane Austen's famous love story.

  • £15 adults, £8 children, £40 families (2A+2C) (booking is essential)

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.