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Lacock

Lacock near Chippenham SN15 2LG

We say

Picturesque Lacock, 11 miles east of Bath across the border in Wiltshire, is so pristine that the National Trust owns the entire village. The rows of half-timbered houses date back to the 13th century, as does Lacock Abbey, home to a little museum and some remarkably well-preserved medieval cloisters – you may recognize the latter from the Harry Potter films.

You say Average Rating ★★★★☆

The Village that time forgot ★★★★☆

Lacock is a beautiful village and the Abbey was a quiet haven. We visited early on the August bank holiday 2010 and enjoyed a look around the Abbey with relatively few people before heading out into the village. The National Trust website has a 1-2 mile walk around the outskirts of the village with good views to the Abbey, which gave us a chance for more peace and quiet away from the busy village. The only downside was the huge number of wasps around (which had been a problem all summer in 2010).

Lacock reviewed by on May 17th, 2012

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  • Café
  • Pub
  • Restaurant
  • Toilets

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