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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

The house in spring sunshine at Lacock, Wiltshire. The ha-ha is visible in the foreground and there are trees without leaves framing the picture.

Important notice

Please note we will be carrying out some work in the Fox Talbot Museum on 15/05/24 meaning some areas will be closed off to visitors, until approximately 11.30am. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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.

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