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Lacock Abbey, Lacock

4.5
Must see · Architectural Building · Historic Site
Lacock Abbey showcases various architectural styles, the result of its past incarnations as nunnery and country home. Renowned English scientist and inventor William Henry Fox Talbot lived here in the 19th century. The abbey's museum celebrates his achievements and contributions to the invention of photography. When you visit, don’t miss the changing exhibitions and artwork. The abbey's medieval rooms and cloister court have earned it roles in major movies, such as the Harry Potter films and "The Other Boleyn Girl". Eat and shop in the village streets, and experience life in Lacock by staying in the holiday cottage. To visit Lacock Abbey on your trip to Lacock, use our Lacock trip planner.
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  • Lacock Abbey, grounds and the surrounding village make a lovely stop. With an exhibition in the abbey, and plenty of great architecture, then the village with interesting shops, pubs and cafes, there....  more »
  • This was a really pleasant surprise. The abbey and grounds are beautiful and spacious and even with Covid restrictions there was ample to see and do and the small courtyard tea room being open was a.....  more »
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  • Wow... This is a great place to visit. Plenty of room for children and animals too run around. Harry Potter & Wolf Hall have been filmed hear. A lot of great history about this house and the previous owners. As you exit, opposite is a great ice cream/little cafe and The Red Lion pub, which do great Sunday lunch. Just up the road is Lacock village. Enjoy...
  • This really is such a lovely place to visit. The historic house, wonderful grounds, educational, inspiring, addictive! And what a superb village. I an coming back soon!
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