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It is a really nice place to visit, but I do wonder how many houses are owned by locals rather than the National Trust. Don't get me wrong, I am a National Trust Member.
The people in the shops are very friendly, I just wish...More
What do they say about thins which are on your doorstep ?
We met up at Lacock as a family after not going for several years. So much better than I remember . The ground of the Abbey have been opened up. Great cafe in...More
This Abbey has been beautifully restored and is very well looked after. A great place to visit if you enjoy history. All the National Trust guides are extremely friendly, approachable and knowledgable.
It is not often that you visit an Abbey which becomes a private residence. The entrance to the building gives the impression that it is a normal Abbey with a Cloisters, Chapter House etc but then you find yourself in a Country House, spending a...More
We were greeted by sunshine in this lovely village and parked in the small car park near the Red Lion. We made our way to National Trust reception and admission was reasonable for non-members. The grounds are wonderful and set the scene for an out-...More
Lacock is an utterly beautiful place with a fascinating story to tell. The staff are absolutely excellent, all of whom have a vast knowledge of the place which really enhances ones visit.
However, some of the exhibition areas are tired looking, there is a series...More
Lacock Abbey had been a nunnery until the Dissolution which was then converted to a country seat. It is set in attractive parkland and has a beautiful botanic garden with restored greenhouses. The most beautiful part of the place is the cloister which was retained...More
Doesn't have amazing decoration etc, but really interesting to look around. There is the medieval area of the cloisters and where the nuns lived and worked, and then the Victorian areas.
Most rooms have information sheets or boards, and knowledgeable staff to answer questions and...More