In the words of the National Trust...
"[Lacock is a] charming rural village untouched by modern development.
Lacock Village, dating back to the 13th-century, remains largely unchanged over the centuries and has many limewashed, half-timbered and stone houses. During the Middle Ages Lacock became a prosperous and thriving town through its wool industry. The village was well placed for communications, sited as it was on the 'cloth road' from London and the River Avon, which gave access to the sea at Avonmouth near Bristol."
You can visit Lacock Abbey, founded in 1232 and converted into a country house c.1540, the Abbey hosts events throughout the year: log on to the National Trust to find out more. You can also discover all about the history of photography at the Fox Talbot Museum. There are several pubs, a church, and shops.
Lacock bed and breakfast also offers you the perfect chance to experience working village life because Lacock Pottery is located next door to the bed and breakfast . You might see the artist-potter, David McDowell, throwing and firing his latest wares.