Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Country house with monastic roots, once home to William Henry Fox Talbot, inventor of the photographic negative

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Things to see and do

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

What's on 

A view of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire in the autumn

Autumn days at Lacock 

Whether you're lacing up your boots for a countryside walk or slipping on your slippers for a cozy afternoon indoors, autumn is the perfect time to visit Lacock.

A visitor taking photographs at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire.

Digital photography workshops at Lacock 

Develop your skills on a digital photography workshop at Lacock, the UK's birthplace of photography.

Upcoming events

Autumn highlights at Lacock

Mon 21 Oct 2019
10:30-17:00
There's plenty to see beyond the traditional autumn colours at Lacock Abbey. Find out what you can see, do or spot whilst out and about in the gardens and grounds.

Herbology family trail

Mon 21 Oct 2019
10:30-17:00
Follow this fun family trail into the magical world of herbology.

Pencils of Nature by Tom Butler, an exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum

Mon 21 Oct 2019
10:30-17:30
American artist Tom Butler has created a new body of work in response to Talbot’s pioneering work in the field of photography, using Victorian cabinet cards.

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by Maggie Taylor

Mon 21 Oct 2019
10:30-17:30
Artist Maggie Taylor returns to Lacock this summer with Through the Looking Glass. Using her point and click camera, flatbed scanners and Photoshop, she creates digital art that transports viewers into dreamlike worlds.

Feel at home at Lacock Abbey

Mon 21 Oct 2019
11:00-17:00
Bring along your slippers to Lacock this autumn and help us look after the historic floors of Lacock Abbey.

Look inside a Lacock cottage

Mon 11 Nov 2019
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.
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Thank you

We couldn't do it without you

We'd like to say an extra special thank you to all the fantastic people who lend their skills and help us care for Lacock Abbey.

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Groups

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Group visits 

Are you visiting with 15 people or more? We've put together all you need to know to make your visit a success.