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Lacock Abbey Garden

A thirteenth century abbey, adapted by Sanderson Miller in the eighteenth century. The cloisters are an example of a medieval garden space. The Victorian garden was made by the mother of Henry Fox Talbot. The pioneer photographer took a picture, in 1840, of his mother's rose garden. It has been used to restore her work. The son was also a botanist and assembled a collection of trees which has become a woodland garden.

Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, SN15 2LG

Late February to end October. Daily. Closed Good Friday. Open 11am to 5.30pm.

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