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7. Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Top 10 ten places to visit in South West England - Salisbury and Wiltshire

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Set in rural Wiltshire, Lacock village is famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings and more recently as a TV and film location. The Abbey, located at the heart of the village within its own woodland grounds, is a quirky country house of various architectural styles, built upon the foundations of a former nunnery.

Visitors can experience the atmosphere of the medieval rooms and cloister court, giving a sense of the Abbey's monastic past. The museum celebrates the achievements of former Lacock resident, William Henry Fox Talbot, famous for his contributions to the invention of photography

Don't miss
See newly opened parts of the Abbey.
Enjoy the colourful spring bulbs in the Abbey grounds.
Summer borders and newly completed greenhouse in the botanic garden.

Making the most of your day
Full programme of events runs throughout the year, including family fun days, themed activities, open-air theatre, exhibitions and walks

Lacock Abbey Address:   
Lacock Abbey
Fox Talbot Museum and Village
Nr Chippenham
SN15 2LG

Lacock Abbey Opening Times:
Daily, throughout the year.
Abbey and Grounds, and Museum, Exhibition and Bookshop
2nd January to 7th February, Saturday and Sunday, 11.00 am to 4.00 pm
13th February to 31st October, Daily, 11.00 am to 5.00 pm
6th November to 19th December, Saturday and Sunday, 11.00 am to 4.00 pm 
High Street Shop 
Daily, throughout the year.
Lacock Abbey Admission:
Abbey, Grounds, Museum and Exhibition 
Adult £11.00
Child £5.50
Family £28.00 
Abbey (cloisters only), Grounds, Museum and Exhibition
Adult £8.00
Child £4.00
Family £20.40 
T  +44 (0)1249 730459
F  +44 (0)1249 730501

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