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Things to do in Lacock!

Looking for things to do on your visit? Make your stay with Talbot House extra special by checking out this list of fab things to explore in Lacock, and the must-see attractions and sights in the surrounding area!

With streets that have remained essentially unchanged for centuries, traditional English countryside and picturesque cottages, anyone who’s visited Lacock will understand why it has become such a popular location for films and period dramas. Lacock has graced our screens in the blockbusters Harry Potter and the HalfBlood Prince and The Other Boleyn Girl, and in hit period dramas such as the BBC’s Pride and Prejudice, Cranford and Downton Abbey- so have a wander around this charming village, and tread in the footsteps of the stars!


Visit Lacock Abbey & the Fox Talbot Museum, and soak up the fascinating 800-year history of this magnificent National Trust property.

Tithe Barn

Have a peek in Tithe Barn, and make sure to visit the jail next door!

Get those wellies on, and splash through Lacock’s little ford, and take in the fresh air and stunning Wiltshire landscape on a country walk.


If you’re a bit of a chocoholic, pop along to CoCoChemistry at the Chocolate Barn Lacock, and make your visit even sweeter…


Lacock Bakery is bursting with delicious sweet and savoury treats, and the staff even dress in traditional maid uniforms! This super cute bakery is guaranteed to make you smile.


Are you a Harry Potter fan? Several of the films were set in Lacock, including The Philosophers Stone, The Chamber of Secrets, The Half Blood Prince and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. 

Must-sees close by!

Bowood House

Bowood House and Gardens is a stunning Georgian stately home, set in hundreds of acres of Capability Brown landscape and gardens in Wiltshire.


Visit the Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden at Stourhead, and enjoy a day of fresh air and discovery.

Roman Baths

The Roman Baths consists of the amazingly preserved remains of one of the greatest religious spas of the ancient world, and provides fantastic insight into the lives of people in Roman Britain.


Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge– one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe.


Avebury henge and stone circles are one of the greatest marvels of prehistoric Britain. Stroll around the stones, and contemplate the mysteries of this amazing place.


Only 15 minutes drive from Lacock, an amazing flight of 22 locks on Avon Kennett Canal is a must see. Watch the canal boats embark on the 3 hours journey up or down them whilst you enjoy the views from the cafe.