Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

A view of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire in the autumn

Country house with monastic roots, once home to William Henry Fox Talbot

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Things to see and do

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

What's on 

A photograph of sheep in the snow with wind turbines in the background, part of Sophie Gerrard's 'Drawn to the Land' series.

'Drawn to the Land' by Sophie Gerrard 

Award winning documentary photographer, Sophie Gerrard, presents a series of photographs of female farmers in Scotland with ‘Drawn to the Land’, on display in the Fox Talbot Museum.

Upcoming events

In the nuns' footsteps - a family trail

Wed 28 Sep 2016
10:30-17:30
Follow in the footsteps of Lacock's Medieval nuns and find out more about their intriguing way of life on this self-led family trail.

Drawn to the Land

Wed 28 Sep 2016
10:30-17:30
A series of photographs of female farmers in Scotland by award winning documentary photographer, Sophie Gerrard, on display in the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey.

Capability Brown - stitched through the lens

Wed 28 Sep 2016
10:30-17:30
Beautiful embroideries inspired by the landscape design of Capability Brown will be on display in the Stables tea room in the quintessential English village of Lacock.

The Hollow Crown costumes at Lacock Abbey

Wed 28 Sep 2016
11:00-17:00
An exhibition of costumes from the hit BBC Two series, 'The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses', including those worn by stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keeley Hawes and Sophie Okonedo.

Bizarre beasts

Sat 22 Oct 2016
10:30-17:30
The detectives are baffled, the historians are mystified and the gardeners are perplexed.

Look inside a Lacock cottage, November 2016

Wed 16 Nov 2016
11:00-15:00
Peek behind one of Lacock's closed doors as we open our holiday cottage, 2 High Street, for you to explore. It's one of the oldest buildings in the village and was used as a green room for the cast of Cranford.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

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Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

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Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

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The sun shines through the cloister walk at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

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