We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Beautiful and Fascinating”
Review of Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey
Book In Advance
More Info
US$132.98*
and up
Salisbury, Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from London
More Info
US$738.79*
and up
Private Harry Potter Movie Sites from London: Oxford and Lacock
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We visited Lacock Abbey and village on a lovely July day, and it was well worth it. I strongly recommend paying a bit extra to visit the upstairs rooms, as well as taking in the well-preserved village and old church. Be prepared for beautiful scenery, a marvelous historic building with lovely gardens and grounds, and a sweeping history lesson spanning a thousand years of religion, political turmoil, and a fascinating family.

1  Thank Big_Foof
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (1,096)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

848 - 852 of 1,096 reviews

Reviewed 16 July 2014

I visited on Sunday 13th July, a very busy day. The Fox Talbot Museum was very well set out, informative and easy to navigate. Could have had more 'hands on' for children. The Abbey was disappointing the gardens neglected, especially the Botanical garden. Food was non existent as the Red Lion was 'too busy to serve food' and the cafe had run out of sandwiches. We went elsewhere just outside the village to a pub we could recommend to anyone, The Bell. Food wonderful and service much better then National Trust.

Thank Margaret H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 July 2014

i visited this attraction with my elderly mother, who was quite tired after walking around the village. She was going to sit on a seat in the gardens while I visited the Abbey and grounds, but we saw a mobility scooter in the corner of the entrance hall and asked if she could borrow it. We were pleasantly surprised to find it was available free of charge, and it made a huge difference. We went all around the grounds and then left it at the Abbey entrance while we went in to see the cloisters and crypt. I then went on to see the rest of the Abbey, while mum went back outside and waited for me.

Thank Wendy E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We visited here on rainy day in May and were stunned at how beautiful it was! The village itself is lovely and has a great atmosphere but when you enter the grounds it's like going back in time. The only down point is the staff really push you in to joining The National Trust, this is not necessary and to pushy. I loved how the sheep are so close and wander and graze so happily, the abbey itself is very interesting. We even hugged the glorious big trees that look so splendid in the grounds.

Thank Melissa C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We went here on a beautiful summer day and had a marvellous time. The Fox Talbot museum is interesting and worth a visit. The cloisters of the Abbey itself are absolutely stunning and there is plenty of information given about the history of the rooms. I was surprised at how little they seemed to capitalise on the Harry Potter links though. The upper rooms are also gorgeous and interesting, with informative guides who are happy to help. The village itself is beautiful with lots of lovely crafty shops.

Thank MadaTamberl
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Lacock Abbey also viewed

 

Been to Lacock Abbey? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing