Autumn days at Lacock

Whether you fancy a quiet countryside walk through changing autumn colour, a cozy wander through an 800 year old abbey, or a peek behind-the-scenes of our conservation work, autumn is the perfect time to visit Lacock.

Visitors taking the weight off their slippers at Lacock Abbey

Feel at home at Lacock Abbey

Feel at home in Lacock by bringing your slippers and relaxing in a comfy chair, reading a book, or writing postcards by the fire - and you'll be helping us to protect the wooden floors in this historic family home.

 Close-up of a sixteenth century stone tile with a scorpion design

Saving Lacock's tiles

Lacock is home to nearly 900 medieval and Tudor tiles. This autumn, you'll be able to get a glimpse of how our volunteers clean, process and catalogue these tiles to help save them for the future.

Lacock Wi stood on the steps of Lacock Abbey

100 years of Lacock WI

An exhibition celebrating 100 years of Lacock Women's Institute which takes place in the Manger Barn, not usually open to the public, as part of Heritage Open Days.

A visitor with a DSLR camera takes a photograph in the cloister of Lacock Abbey

An introduction to digital photography

Bring along your DSLR, system or bridge camera and develop your digital photography skills on this full day workshop with local trainers, Lacock Photography.

Woman lying on her stomach in the grass taking a photo with her smartphone

Top tips to improve your digital photography

Bring along your compact or even your phone camera and develop your digital photography skills on this two and a half hour beginner's workshop with local trainers, Lacock Photography.

An edited image of Lacock Abbey by artist Maggie Taylor

'Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There' by Maggie Taylor 

Artist, Maggie Taylor, returns to Lacock this summer with a new exhibition inspired in part by Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland'.

A view of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire in the autumn

Autumn at Lacock 

From the atmospheric abbey cloister to the changing colours in the woodland grounds, Lacock is the perfect place for an autumn walk. There's plenty to see and do inside the abbey and museum too.

Walkers in autumn countryside

Walking trails 

For a short walk around Lacock village or a longer ramble around the surrounding countryside, we've got you covered.

Upcoming events

Valentine's Day flower count

Mon 17 Feb 2020
10:30-17:00
Looking for a nice romantic woodland walk? Or a fun day of flower spotting? We know just the place...

Spring flowers at Lacock Abbey

Mon 17 Feb 2020
10:30-17:30
Lacock's wooded grounds are full of wonderful flowers over the spring months, ideal for a gentle stroll.

The Explorer's Guide to Lacock

Mon 17 Feb 2020
11:00-16:00
The Lacock Abbey grounds are perfect for exploring all year round, with streams, gargoyles and botanic gardens all waiting to be found. What will you discover?

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by Carla van de Puttelaar

Mon 17 Feb 2020
11:00-16:00
A photographic exhibition of the work of Dutch artist Carla van de Puttelaar, entitled Adornments, will be on display at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock, from 25 January to 12 July 2020

An introduction to digital photography

Sun 15 Mar 2020
10:00-16:30
Bring along your DSLR, system or bridge camera and develop your digital photography skills at the UK's birthplace of photography on this full day workshop with local trainers, Lacock Photography.

Top tips to improve your digital photography

Tue 31 Mar 2020
10:00-12:30
Bring along your DSLR, system, bridge, compact or even your phone camera and develop your digital photography skills at the UK's birthplace of photography with local trainers, Lacock Photography.