Family bat watch

Have you ever seen a bat fly out of a gargoyle's mouth or heard them as they hunt for bugs?

  • Booking essential

Join bat expert Tony Brazier to watch for and listen to the bats that live in locations in and around Lacock Abbey. A magical experience pitched at children.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £8.00
  • Child £4.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Pre-booked tickets only. There is a 5% booking fee on all transactions.
More suitable for children over 5 years old.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet at the Abbey gates on the High Street at 19:00. Please park at the Red Lion car park on the High Street.
What to bring and wear
Wear sensible shoes and outdoor clothing. Bring an umbrella if rain is forecast. Torches are useful, especially as you walk back to your car. You may like to bring a shooting stick or a light chair.
Paths are level and wide and lightly gravelled. Disabled parking nearer the abbey is available, please ring the property for details. There is no shelter if it rains. No outdoor lighting.
This is an outdoor event.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
29 August 2017 19:15 - 21:00 Sold out

Contact Info

Visitor Reception
Call 01249 730459

Upcoming events

A grand tour family trail

Thu 24 Aug 2017
A fun family trail about the travels of the Talbot family. Join them on their holiday, try and work out where they have gone.

'Fractured architecture' by Thomas Kellner

Thu 24 Aug 2017
German photo artist, Thomas Kellner, presents an exhibition of cubist photography of the seemingly dancing architecture of famous landmarks at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock, Britain's birthplace of photography.

Family crafts and watercolour painting

Thu 24 Aug 2017
Join us in Lacock's beautiful Botanic Garden for a summer of fun family activities all week and watercolour painting on Wednesdays. We'll be trying different craft activities with a connection to inventor William Henry Fox Talbot.

Family bat watch

Tue 29 Aug 2017
Have you ever seen a bat fly out of a gargoyle's mouth or heard them as they hunt for bugs?

Chapterhouse Theatre present 'Wind in the Willows'

Thu 31 Aug 2017
Join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad on Lacock's beautiful South Lawn for Chapterhouse Theatre's fun-filled family adaptation of the classic tale, 'The Wind in the Willows', alive with music and song.

Mat Collishaw: Thresholds

Sat 16 Sep 2017
You can't move this year without hearing something about Virtual Reality. At Lacock this Autumn go back in time to the dawn of photography with Thresholds, a new virtual reality artwork by Mat Collishaw.