Things to see & do
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William Henry Fox Talbot invented the photographic negative here at Lacock Abbey. He shared his world changing invention with the world in 1839.
We're celebrating the 175th anniversary of his announcement all through 2014, with special exhibitions in the Fox Talbot Museum, a new look for the abbey and special events.
- The brand new displays in the Fox Talbot Museum
- The new abbey room displays
- 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