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Country house with monastic roots, once home to William Henry Fox Talbot 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...more
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This is a must visit if in Lacock. The property is owned by The National Trust and is well signposted. Car parking is also well sign posted and costs £4 for non members. NT members still need to get a ticket which is free. Clear...More
Invariably, when visiting an area on holiday, Mrs B drags me to some old house to wander round.
A very peaceful and pretty village, the Abbey was an interesting place to visit, starting with a photography exhibition. Nice old house. Worth a wander
Wandering around the cloisters the silence is so restful and so very interesting. The building itself is a wonderful place to visit and the guides are so helpful and welcoming I spent most of yeasterday just enjoying the beauty and peacefulness The stable cafe did...More
We have been truly spoilt over the years, viewing some of the most impressive palaces and castles. The very early parts of the abbey are extremely interesting but the 'house' itself does not suggest a rich dynasty. The village is unique and I loved the...More
Two of of finally got to visit here after many years. We were not disappointed the Abbey, Fox Talbot museum and the adjacent village offer much to the visitor. Firstly we went into the museum showing the history of photography as developed by Fox Talbot....More
step back in time! the guides are very eager to explain all about the past /present of the Abbey, the films and TV programmes that have been filmed there Harry Potter for example, the life and times of the Family that lived there, the grounds...More
I had not been to Lacock Abbey for about 30 years and remembered little about it, apart from the archway leading to the abbey.
We arrived early and were greeted by two friendly people in the car park.
As the property was not yet open,...More
A great day out looking around the Abbey. The Abbey itself was really stunning and the grounds was very beautiful. Lots to do and see, very much recommend a visit. If you get hungry there is a café in the abbey and other café in...More