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

Volunteer recruitment day

Sat 20 Jan 2018
10:00-12:00
Have you ever wanted to start volunteering, but weren't sure where to begin? We can help!

Spring flowers and family trail at Lacock Abbey

Sat 20 Jan 2018
11:00-16:00
Lacock's wooded grounds are full of wonderful flowers over the spring months, ideal for a gentle stroll. All spring there are lots of things to spot in the grounds, see how many you can spot on our fun family trail.

'Tribe' a photography exhibition

Sat 03 Feb 2018
10:30-17:00
Tribe is a collaborative exhibition of photography by mid-career professional artists. Their work is a narrative, addressing issues of family, history, love and loss. The artists are a group of women from all over the US.

Look inside a Lacock cottage

Thu 08 Feb 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.

Valentine's Day flower count

Sat 10 Feb 2018
10:30-17:00
Looking for a nice romantic woodland walk? Or a fun day of flower spotting? We know just the place...

Conservation in action

Mon 12 Feb 2018
11:00-15:30
Have you ever wondered what it's like to maintain a house the size of Lacock Abbey?