Lackock House

As seen in many TV Dramas

The famous Lacock Abbey in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire, England

Founded in the 13th century by Ela, Countess of Salisbury, as a nunnery of the Augustinian order.

The History

Lacock has a rich history to discover

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“It’s beautiful all year round… lots of places used in the Harry Potter film and Downton Abbey!”

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.”

The village of Lacock is steeped in history surrounded by picturesque landscape. It is no wonder so many movies and television series have been filmed here.

Photoglyphic engraving. Karls Bridge over the river Moldau, Prague.

Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.

The Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock

Find out about the father of photography, William Henry Fox Talbot. Lacock museum is a wonderful day out, especially if you are a fan of photography.

We were featured on BBC News!

The news feature highlights the Talbot Catalogue Raisonne This is a collection of photographer William Henry Fox Talbot’s photographs.

Thousands of photos can be seen on this website produced by the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford.

The original BBC article was called “Thousands of William Henry Fox Talbot photos go online“.

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