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

Lacock, near Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2LG

A view across the Parkland of Lacock Abbey lit in cool winter sunlight

Important notice

Please be aware that due to high winds, the woodland area in the grounds of Lacock Abbey is closed until further notice. The Great Hall, Cloisters, Museum, Exhibition, Tea-room, Cafe and High Street shop remain open.

Planning your visit

A small dog on a lead on the grass

Visiting Lacock Abbey with your dog 

Lacock Abbey is a two pawprint rated place. Discover where you can go with your dog, what facilities are available for them and how to get the most from your visit.

A group of four people are walking outside at Lacock, with an ornate wooden arched door set into a stone wall visible in the background.

Group visits to Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village 

Find out what you need to know about bringing a group to Lacock, from planning a school visit to coach parking and more.

Visitors exploring the festive interiors in the Entrance Hall at Castle Ward, County Down


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