Lacock Abbey (Chippenham) Reviews
Description:Lacock, nr Chippenham / Wiltshire SN15 2LG / Tel: 01249 730459 / Fax: 01249 730501 / / Lacock abbey is a country house ... more
Lacock Abbey (Chippenham) ... created out of a medieval abbey, the home of William Henry Fox Talbot, a pioneer of photography. Visit and enjoy the newly-restored botanic gardens. There is a fascinating museum dedicated to the 'Father of Modern Photography'. The former abbey has been the location for films: Harry Potter, Pride and Prejudice, Moll Flanders and Emma.
Newest Review: ... Lacock Abbey really is like taking a journey through time and you can see how the property developed over a 700 year period. The route around the Abbey makes the most of this "journey". You start in the oldest surviving part of the complex - the remains of the medieval monastery and cloisters before making your way through to the Abbey Rooms (the parts that were converted into a ... more
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by - written on 11/10/13 (Very useful, 44 readings)
Lacock Abbey is probably one of those palaces you are familiar with, even if you have never actually been there. It is such an unspoiled, picturesque, timeless place that it has feature in countless TV programmes and films, including Cranford, various Jane Austen adaptations and the first two Harry Potter films. Lacock doesn't have to rely solely on its TV connections, though, and is a fascinating place in its own right. Getting There ------------------- Lacock Abbey is pretty easy to find. Simply follow the A350 towards Chippenham and you can't really miss it. As with most National Trust properties, it is well signed with the usual brown signs that ... Read the complete review
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