Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

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 

Upcoming events

A grand tour family trail

Sat 19 Aug 2017
10:30-17:00
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

Sat 19 Aug 2017
10:30-17:00
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

Mon 21 Aug 2017
11:00-15:00
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
19:15-21:00
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
19:00-21:00
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
10:45-11:00
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.
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The sun shines through the cloister walk at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

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Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village on the National Trust Collections website