Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village
High Street, Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
  • Box office 0844 249 1895
  • General enquiries 01249 730459
  • Opening times Apr–Oct: daily 10.30am–5.30pm. Nov–Mar: daily 11am–4pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed Dec 25 & 26 Dec and Jan 1.
  • Email
  • Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock/
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Autumn highlights at Lacock

Whisper an autumn wish as you catch a falling leaf, see how many different varieties of apples are growing in the orchard, or help the gardeners rake up some leaves in the Botanic garden. Autumn colour walks and hot chocolate moustaches all round. What will you discover this autumn at Lacock?

Sat 21 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 22 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Mon 23 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 10 Oct

Christmas at Lacock

Experience the warmth of a cosy Christmas at Lacock.

Sun 1 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Mon 2 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Tue 3 Dec

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 20 Dec

Conservation in action: saving Lacock's tiles

Lacock Abbey is home to nearly 900 historic tiles, both medieval and Tudor.

Mon 14 Oct

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Tue 15 Oct

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Wed 16 Oct

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

Feel at home at Lacock Abbey

In the autumn months, muddy shoes can increase the wear and tear of the historic floors of Lacock Abbey. You can help us look after the floors by bringing along your slippers to wear during your visit. There'll also be places to relax in a comfy chair, read a book, and write postcards to your family and friends in the…

Sat 21 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 22 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Mon 23 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 10 Oct

Herbology family trail

This fun family trail welcomes you into the magical world of herbology.

Sat 21 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 22 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Mon 23 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 10 Oct

An introduction to digital photography

On this full day workshop with Lacock Photography you'll leave auto behind and learn which settings to use and how to take control of your camera.

Wed 16 Oct

£125 Booking essential / 0844 249 1895

Thu 14 Nov

£125 Booking essential / 0844 249 1895

Sun 17 Nov

£125 Booking essential / 0844 249 1895

Look inside a Lacock cottage

2 High Street is a timber framed building with intriguing architectural features and bags of character. Discover its history from a medieval open hall, to a Victorian coffee tavern and then home to a post-mistress at the centre of village life.

Mon 11 Nov

Free / 0844 249 1895

Tue 12 Nov

Free / 0844 249 1895

Wed 13 Nov

Free / 0844 249 1895

…and 4 more dates until 17 Nov

Pencils of Nature by Tom Butler, an exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum

After a visit to Lacock, Tom was inspired to begin working on this new work, seen here for the first time as Pencils of Nature. The cabinet card was a staple of Victorian photography. Still widely available, Butler has collected the cards over the years from antique stores and American “flea markets.” He has transformed…

Sat 21 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Sun 22 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Mon 23 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 10 Oct

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by Maggie Taylor

Inspired in part by Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland, Taylor’s use of antique nineteenth-century photographic sources including anonymous daguerreotypes and tintypes imbues her imagery with a Victorian character appropriate to the setting of Carroll’s narrative. Discover links to Lacock Abbey through these…

Sat 21 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Sun 22 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

Mon 23 Sep

Free but venue admission applies / 0844 249 1895

…and 17 more dates until 10 Oct

Top tips to improve your digital photography

This two and a half hour beginners' workshop with local trainers, Lacock Photography, will cover basic camera handling techniques and introduce you to the compositional techniques which help give your photos the wow factor.

Sat 12 Oct

£32 Booking essential / 0844 249 1895

Thu 17 Oct

£32 Booking essential / 0844 249 1895

Fri 15 Nov

£32 Booking essential / 0844 249 1895

Volunteer recruitment day

Lacock's volunteers are a huge part of making Lacock so special; helping with conservation, room guiding, gardening, children's activities, events and much, much more.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Free / 0844 249 1895

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