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Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village

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Discover the Beautiful Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and village Lacock Abbey was founded in 1232 and converted into a country house in the mid-16th century, the cloisters and monastic rooms of the Abbey have survived largely intact. On the closure of the monastery it passed to William Sharington. The Strong Room has an important Renaissance carved stone table, supported by 4 satyrs. Various paintings, furniture and a group of watercolours are also on display. The stable courtyard houses a clockhouse, brewery and bakehouse. The Victorian rose garden and woodland garden have fine displays of spring flowers, magnificent trees and rose garden.

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Disabled Access

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Facilities & information




Disabled Access

Parking Available


Extra info

Open Times: Abbey Rooms: 15 Feb to 2 Nov, Daily ex Tue 11:00-17:00, 8 Nov to 14 Dec, Sat & Sun 12:00-16:00. Please see NT website for Great Hall, Grounds, Museum & Exhibition opening times.

Price Details: NT Members Free. See NT website for admission prices.

Arrival information and directions

Address: Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, ChippenhamSN15 2LG, United Kingdom

Three miles south of Chippenham, just east of A350.

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