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Eating and shopping at Lacock Abbey

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Tuck into lunch at the Stables Café | © National Trust Images/John Miller

The Stables café is ready to welcome you for refreshments after walking in the Abbey garden and village. Meanwhile, the High Street Shop offers a wide range of gifts and souvenirs for you to take home as a memento of your visit.

Eating and drinking at Lacock Abbey

The Stables café

Stop off in the historic Stables café in Lacock village, where you can enjoy a freshly brewed coffee, a warming pot of tea or a hot chocolate.

Tempting snacks, cakes and ice-creams are always on offer to re-fuel you. This is a great location to rest with your four-legged friends and refresh after your adventures.

The Courtyard tea-room

During busy periods the Courtyard tea-room serves light lunches, cakes, teas and coffees. Pick a seat inside the historic courtyard building, or one of the picnic tables outside to soak up the atmosphere and admire the tudor architecture.

The Courtyard tea-room is open during school holidays and bank holidays, so please check opening times before you travel. Please note assistance dogs only within the tea-room. Dogs on short leads allowed in the abbey grounds during the winter season.

Allergen information

Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.

If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Thank you

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.

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Find seasonal items for the home and garden in Lacock's National Trust shop | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Shopping at Lacock

National Trust High Street Shop

Housed in an historic terraced cottage, the shop on the village high street stocks a wide range of gifts, books, cards, home and garden accessories, and souvenirs.

There's also a range of locally made products, so you can take a little bit of Wiltshire home with you as a reminder of your visit.

Plants, pots and decorative garden ware can be found on entry to the abbey grounds by Visitor Reception. You can also find photography themed books and souvenirs for purchase in Visitor Reception.

Second-hand bookshop

The second-hand bookshop in the Abbey courtyard has a wide variety of books. Take time to browse and find yourself a classic or something of interest for the family.

Every time you buy a book here, you'll be supporting important conservation projects at the abbey.

Lacock village shops

The four main streets that make up the village of Lacock are full of independent shops and pubs.

You'll be sure to find a range of gifts and souvenirs to take home.

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

Row of cottages in the village at Lacock, Wiltshire

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