Christmas at Lacock

Pack your wellies and your woolies for an outdoor Christmas at Lacock in December 2020.

Join Peter Rabbit™ and friends in the abbey grounds and mix reindeer spotting with Christmas shopping in Lacock village. Take a festive photo with the willow reindeer in the Tudor courtyard and see how many Christmas trees you can spot in the abbey windows. Don’t forget to vote for your favourite tree in the community Christmas tree festival.

The west front of Lacock Abbey catching the late evening sun

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

This web page is from 2020.

Please check back later for information about what's coming up in 2021.

The exterior of Lacock Abbey in the summer sun

What to expect when you visit Lacock

Lacock Abbey is open and you no longer need to book your visit. Read on to find out what to expect.

Visitor map of Lacock's Christmas offer 2020

Christmas at Lacock 2020 visitor map

This map shows Lacock's Christmas offer. You can take a photo of the map at visitor reception, or download a copy here.

Two Christmas trees, one decorated with colourful flowers, the other decorated with knitted white bells.

Community Christmas tree festival

One of Lacock's best-loved traditions returns with a display of Christmas trees - all decorated by local community groups, charities and schools - in doorways around the abbey.

Don't forget to vote for your favourite!

Peter Rabbit Winter adventure image

Take part in a winter adventure with Peter Rabbit

Pack your wellies and your woolies and embark on a Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail around the grounds of Lacock Abbey. Spot all kinds of nature and help Peter and his friends get ready for winter - who will you come across on the way? Trail packs are £2 each.

Houses in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire

Reindeer spotting in Lacock village

How many reindeer can you spot around Lacock village between Saturday 5 December and Sunday 3 January?

Let us know on social media @LacockNT #LacockReindeerTrail

A close up of a festive bow tied on a Christmas tree in the courtyard of Lacock Abbey with a willow reindeer in the background.

Christmas in the courtyard at Lacock Abbey

Christmas is coming to the Tudor courtyard at Lacock Abbey. Why not snap a selfie with Lacock's willow reindeer or see how many Christmas trees you can spot in the windows of the abbey?

A signpost in the village of Lacock in Wiltshire

Our favourite walks at Lacock

Celebrate the simple pleasures with a walk around Lacock. We've pulled together some trails to help you find your way around. Please be aware of grazing animals and wildlife in the surrounding fields: keep your dog on a lead and take your litter home with you.

A white woman's cheek, neck and red hair turned away from the camera

'Adornments' by Carla van de Puttelaar

The beautiful photography exhibition 'Adornments' by Dutch artist, Carla van de Puttelaar, is currently on display at the Fox Talbot Museum. While the museum is temporarily closed, you can still enjoy a selection of works from the exhibition here.

A close up of a festive bow tied on a Christmas tree in the courtyard of Lacock Abbey with a willow reindeer in the background.

Christmas at Lacock

There's an air of excitement and wonder at Lacock this Christmas; we're taking inspiration from the heavens and sprinkling sparkle everywhere. Come and help Comet the reindeer find the stars to guide Father Christmas's Christmas Eve journey!

Eating and shopping at Lacock
Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Feeling peckish?

The Stables café has reopened, serving takeaway hot and cold drinks and light snacks.

We’ve introduced safety measures including screens at our till and collection points, and we’ll also only be accepting card payment. In line with government guidance you're required to wear a face covering in the cafe, unless exempt; please bring one with you.

We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone. 

Learn more about Lacock's history
Pre-book your tickets to visit the abbey grounds at Lacock Book now

Upcoming events

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