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Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey

Open Now: 10:30 - 17:30
Open today: 10:30 - 17:30
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Lovely location - worth a detour!

Lacock village and Lacock Abbey are both worth a visit. The village has been used as a location for... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2011
Great afternoon out with attraction for a diverse group.

Soemewhere between London and Wales along the M4. Your party needs a break. Where do you take... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2011
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Reviewed 22 August 2011

Lacock village and Lacock Abbey are both worth a visit. The village has been used as a location for several popular period films/series. The Abbey is set in beautiful grounds and surrounding countryside, but the house is only open on certain days of the week...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2011

Soemewhere between London and Wales along the M4. Your party needs a break. Where do you take people who are over 70 and interested in religious history and come from a non-European background. Additionally how do you please an under 40 who is into art,...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2011

lacock abbey is a must if you visit this area. It is where Harry Potter was filmed and is very interesting as well as very beautifull

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Reviewed 6 August 2011

Everything written by others are true . The abbey is delightful and quirky. The staff are informative and helpful and pleasant. On the village side, it is so beautiful and a step back in time but as others have said the amount the cars and...More

Thank lisaharrison1967
Reviewed 12 June 2011

Lacock Abbey and village are some of the most beautiful things to see in Wiltshire. Both the abbey building and its grounds are stunning, and the tour of the abbey is incredibly interesting. As the building was inhabited until relatively recently, the decor wasn't quite...More

1  Thank CJM88
Reviewed 9 May 2011

Anyone who is interested in photography should visit the Fox Talbot Museum to learn the history of one of the founders of the subject and who contributed to many other scientific and cultural advances in the 19th Century. An amazing man. Then tour the Abbey...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2010

I have visited Wiltshire many times and finally got to see the Abbey and village only a couple of days ago. A pretty village with lots of photo opportunities though sadly marred by far too many cars parked on the street. I was a bit...More

1  Thank Dyffryn44
Reviewed 25 August 2010

Lacock Abbey, Gardens and Museum are all nice. The museum contained old cameras invented by Fox Talbot, and there was a lot of historical stuff there too. The gardens were sweet, with cows and sheep grazing in the fields. The abbey itself is just the...More

1  Thank Rockpipit
Reviewed 13 May 2010

Lacock Abbey is one of those atmospheric architectural gems that are thankfully, overlooked by crowds and massed tourists. The grounds are peaceful and gentle, and the tour of the Abbey is a surprisingly interesting view of life as it was lived so many years ago....More

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