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Wiltshire

Lacock

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

Lacock, near Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2LG

Two visitors walk towards the Gothic Arch at Lacock Abbey in late spring. The sun is shining and the greenery from shrubs and trees frames the buildings.

Important notice

Part of the first floor of the Abbey will be closed Monday 24 - Wednesday 26 June due to work on the heating system. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Planning your visit

A small dog on a lead on the grass
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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.
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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.

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