The village

Houses in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire

Arrive in Lacock village and you could be forgiven for thinking you've just entered the scene of a recent wizard battle or turned up to meet Mr Darcy for a dance at the assembly rooms.

In the footsteps of the stars

Lacock village is a firm favourite for film and TV producers, most notably for its picturesque streets and historic cottages, untouched by modern alterations. The village’s most famous appearances include 'Downton Abbey', the BBC’s 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Cranford', and the films 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' and 'Wolfman'.

Lacock starred as Meryton in the 1995 BBC series of Pride and Prejudice
Houses in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire

A quintessential English village

There's lots to discover in Lacock village; quaint cottages, the old workhouse, the medieval tithe barn, the old lock-up and the village church.

Village leaflets are available in visitor reception and the National Trust shop to help guide you around.

Having a paddle in the Bide Brook in Lacock village
Children playing in the Bide Brook and a dog walker in the village Lacock in Wiltshire