Things to see & do

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What's on

See our new photography exhibition, Platinum: Master prints from 31 Studio, in the Fox Talbot Museum gallery.

Or unleash your inner historic detective on our Secret Symbols family trail in the abbey grounds. On Easter Sunday and Monday we're teaming up with Cadbury for a fun trail with a chocolate prize.

Get outdoors

The garden is bursting with early spring flowers and colour. Go for a walk to blow away the cob webs of winter.

Purple carpets of crocuses cover the grounds, while daffodils and primroses are popping up too.

Easter trail

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Easter Sunday and Monday

Join us for our annual fun Easter Egg Trail and become a space eggsplorer as you find all the egg-shaped planets. Complete the trail and win a yummy Cadbury chocolate Egghead.

  • 10.30am to 4pm 
  • £1.50 per trail
  • Normal admission applies

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.