Autumn days at Lacock

Family trails, photography exhibitions and wooded grounds full of colour, there's something for everyone at Lacock this autumn...

The Chaplain's Room at Lacock Abbey

In the nuns' footsteps

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.

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.

Autumn at Lacock Abbey

Walking trails

Explore the grounds at Lacock with family and friends. It's full of stark beauty at this time of year, with early spring flowers such as snowdrops and winter aconities beginning to appear. It’s the perfect time to be inspired and to reconnect with nature.

Child with a handful of conkers at Castle Coole, County Fermanagh

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4

Even in the autumn you can tick off some of your 50 things at Lacock; there are puddles for jumping in, fossils for finding along the abbey paths, and conkers for catching from the horse chestnut tree in the Pound in Lacock village.

A man playing on his phone at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

Catching them all?

Pokémon trainers are welcome at Lacock; here are our top tips to help you be the very best, like no-one ever was...

Upcoming events

Magic themed family trail

Wed 19 Sep 2018
10:30-17:00
Lacock has hosted many film crews who captured the magic of this place. Join us this Autumn and enjoy our magic themed trail around the grounds and the cloister where very famous witches and wizards once walked.

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

Wed 19 Sep 2018
10:30-17:00
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

Wed 19 Sep 2018
11:00-17:00
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.

Look inside a Lacock cottage

Mon 05 Nov 2018
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.

Community Christmas Tree Festival

Sat 01 Dec 2018
10:30-16:00
Experience one of Lacock Abbey's more recent Christmas traditions with over 20 beautifully decorated trees in set in the atmospheric medieval cloister.

An Audience with Father Christmas

Sat 01 Dec 2018
11:00-11:30
Meet Father and Mother Christmas in their festive kitchen at Lacock Abbey. A unique experience in a cosy setting that is sure to please our young visitors.