Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Important notice -

Due to the installation work of a zebra crossing on Hither Way, with restricted access from the direction of Bowden Hill from 8 - 26 October, we ask that visitors to Lacock please access the village via the A350 and follow signs to the car park.

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

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Things to see and do

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Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

What's on 

Photographs from 'First Women UK' exhibition

‘First Women UK’, a photographic exhibition by Anita Corbin 

‘First Women UK’ is on display at the Fox Talbot Museum from Saturday 15 September to Sunday 13 January.

A series of art inspired by Lacock and the theme of peace

PEACE at Lacock Abbey 

The Chaplain's Room is off the south west corner of the cloister.  This enigmatic square room with the eight arches peeling off a central pillar, will be the site of what will be a striking, reflective and immersive experience for visitors to Lacock Abbey.

Upcoming events

Lacock's mythical creature family trail

Tue 23 Oct 2018
There is something hiding in Lacock's woodland grounds.

'First Women UK', a photography exhibition by Anita Corbin

Tue 23 Oct 2018
A decade-long project to capture the portraits of 100 pioneering women of the twenty-first century arrives at the Fox Talbot Museum this autumn.

Peace - The Ripple Effect by Anna Heinrich & Leon Palmer

Tue 23 Oct 2018
This autumn Lacock will be hosting the first in a series of artistic responses to the art commission 'Peace' at Lacock. Inspired by the places history of sanctuary, contemplation and reflection the artists will create an immersive experience.

An artist's reception with Anita Corbin

Fri 02 Nov 2018
Lacock Abbey and The Fox Talbot Museum invite you to a private artist's reception with Anita Corbin.

Look inside a Lacock cottage

Mon 05 Nov 2018
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.

Community Christmas Tree Festival

Sat 01 Dec 2018
Experience one of Lacock Abbey's more recent Christmas traditions with over 20 beautifully decorated trees in set of the atmospheric medieval cloister.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

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Thank you

We couldn't do it without you

This Volunteers' Week we'd like to say an extra special thank you to all the fantastic people who lend their skills and help us care for Lacock Abbey.

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village


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

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