2 High StreetLacock, Wiltshire
- Guests 6
- Bedrooms 4
- Preferred changeover day Saturday
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 003032
About 2 High StreetIn the centre of Lacock village, this attractive 15th-century cottage is packed full of charm and makes a cosy base for exploring Lacock Abbey and the countryside nearby.
You’ll love this little cottage sitting on the high street, and you can’t help but fall for its character, with its exposed timbers and wonky walls, sitting on a street of gorgeous stone, half-timbered and thatched buildings. You might even recognise lots of places nearby as the picturesque village is a popular filming location, featured in a variety of films and period dramas.
You’ll feel the past bursting out of this wonderful cottage as you unlock the front door. The cottage was recently used by the stars of popular costume drama Cranford to relax in between shoots. You can see why they chose this four-bedroom retreat with its wonky wooden window frames, slate floors and low ceilings. Downstairs there’s the comfy sitting room with log burning stove, dining room, downstairs shower room, single bedroom and a kitchen. Head up the winding staircase to the first floor where you’ll find the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a twin and single bedroom. Outside, enjoy the paved courtyard garden for al fresco dinners, it’s a beautiful suntrap on bright days.
The pretty shops, cafes and pubs of Lacock village will be on your doorstep when you stay. The village was once a centre for the medieval wool trade and today it still reflects those times with no television aerials or overhead cables to spoil the scene. A little further away you’ll find the town of Chippenham which is less than 10 minutes by car, with its mix of high street and independent shops. If you are looking for a great day trip, less than 15 miles away is the bustling city of Bath. For walks through rolling countryside and prehistoric landscapes visit the Wiltshire downs to the east and Stonehenge to the south.
Staying at this little cottage means you’ll have free access to both Lacock Abbey and The Fox Talbot Museum, the house that was once home to WillIam Henry Fox Talbot, (who invented the photographic negative) just a short stroll from the cottage. And if you’re a film fan as well, then you might recognise Lacock from its appearances in several of the Harry Potter films. Funds from your stay at 2 High Street helps us to care for this special place for everyone, for ever.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Exclusive access to special places
- Award-winning customer service
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Ground floor facilitiesView accessibility guide (PDF 2282 KB)
Entrance hall, sitting room with log burning stove, dining room, kitchen, utility, one single bedroom and shower room.
Three bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and en-suite with roll-top bath, 1 twin, 1 single) and landing with reading area.
Notes for guests
Access: The Accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Heating: 2 High Street is heated by gas central heating. There is also a log burning stove in the sitting room. This will be laid for you on arrival with wood and kindling.
Parking: There is parking available in the National Trust car park to the rear of the cottage or alternatively to the front of the cottage (sorry these spaces are not allocated to the cottage). There is also a large National Trust car park on the edge of the village, a short distance away.
Garden: Large enclosed, south facing garden with outdoor seating.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage, please request at time of booking.
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
Please note: There is a step on the ground floor from the dining room to the shower room and kitchen, otherwise the ground floor (including the bedroom) is on one level.
When you stay at 2 High Street, you and your guests can enjoy free access to both Lacock Abbey and The Fox Talbot Museum which is just a short stroll from the cottage.
Lacock is a popular place for filming and occasionally this will restrict access to the village and may require windows to be blacked out in the cottage. We will endeavour to give as much notice as possible of any impact this may have on your holiday.
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