Winter at Lacock

It's a new year at Lacock and there's lots to see and do in the abbey, grounds and Fox Talbot Museum...

Family exploring Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire

Making of an inventor family trail

A fun family trail about the marvellous mind of William Henry Fox Talbot, who invented the world's first photographic negative at Lacock Abbey in 1835.

View of the living room in 2 High Street, Lacock

Look inside a Lacock cottage

Peek behind one of Lacock's closed doors as we open our holiday cottage, 2 High Street, for you to explore. 4 - 8 February, 11am - 3pm.

Close up of some yellow daffodils

Early spring walks with Lacock's Head Gardener

Lacock has some beautiful early spring flowers and a guided walk with Head Gardener, Sue Carter, is a great way to discover more about them. Tuesday 21 February and Wednesday 1 March, 11:30am.

Conservation Assistant at Lacock Abbey carefully cleans a historic candlestick with a conservation brush.

Conservation in action

Have you ever wondered what it's like to maintain a house the size of Lacock Abbey? On weekdays from 12 February until 13 April, we're bringing you more information than ever before from our conservation assistants to help you to find out about the work they do.

Snowdrops and aconites at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

Spring walks at Lacock 

As the evenings begin to stretch out, the tranquil Wiltshire countryside around Lacock comes alive with the sound of birdsong and new colours emerging. The perfect setting for a relaxing stroll.

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.