2 High Street
Lacock, Wiltshire+ Add to favourites
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This attractive terraced cottage is in the heart of the picturesque village of Lacock, next door to the Red Lion pub with its excellent food and welcoming open fires. Lacock is a popular location for film and television and the cottage was used by the stars of the popular costume drama "Cranford" to relax in between takes. The cottage is full of character: many rooms display the fifteenth-century timber-cruck frame, and there are interesting additions from later centuries, including a recent refurbishment. Lacock is close to Bath and the Wiltshire downs.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- entrance hall, sitting room with multi-fuel stove and original stone flag tiles, dining room, kitchen, utility, one single bedroom and shower room.
- First floor
- Three bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and en-suite with roll-top bath, 1 twin, 1 single) and landing with reading area.
Heating: Gas central heating included.
Garden: Large enclosed private garden to the rear with south facing patio and outdoor furniture.
Parking: Parking is available either in the Trust car park to the rear of the cottage or alternatively by on-street parking to the front of the cottage, these places are not allocated. There is a large National Trust car park on the edge of the village as well.
Television: At times the television reception at this cottage can be poor. A DVD player is provided so you may wish to bring DVD's along.
Offers: Holiday Cottage guests have free access to Lacock Abbey during opening hours and discounts are available in the National Trust shop and restaurant.
Please Note: There is a step on the ground floor from the dining room to the shower room and kitchen, otherwise the ground floor (including the bedroom) is on one level.
Lacock is a popular place for filming and occasionally this will restrict access to the village and may require windows to be blacked out in the cottage. We will endeavour to give as much notice as possible of any impact this may have on your holiday.
Open Days: 2 High Street is available all year round except for public open days. In 2013 these are:-
09 Nov - 15 Nov 2013
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Cottage ref
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- Open fire / stove
- Pub nearby
- Railway nearby
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- Double bed
- Accessible for ambulant disabled people
- If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0844 335 1287
Things to see and do nearby
- South West England
The South West region is probably England's most well-known holiday hotspot, being home to some of the most famous seaside resorts. Pretty villages and harbours in Cornwall, many with sweeping sandy beaches, such as St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to name but a few, give way to sophisticated seaside resorts in Devon and Dorset which include Bournemouth, Torquay and Ilfracombe. The history of this region is unrivalled; Wiltshire's spectacular downland and the stone circles at Avebury and Stonehenge, through Hardy's Dorset, dramatic Dartmoor and gentler Exmoor, to the mining landscapes of Cornwall and West Devon, which are now recognised as being of international significance, having been awarded World Heritage Site status in 2006. The Trust protects 370 miles of the coastline in Devon and Cornwall and, wherever you are in the two far western counties, you're never more than 25 miles from the sea. As well as this peninsula, the Trust also cares for much of the countryside in Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset and a wide array of fascinating properties to visit and explore. Not surprisingly, perhaps, this area is also home to the widest selection of National Trust holiday cottages.
- Avebury and Lacock
Many thousands of visitors drive across the rolling downlands of south and west Wiltshire passing Stonehenge on one of the main routes to holiday destinations in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. Those who do break their journey with a visit to the stone circle at Avebury, one of the most important megalithic monuments in Europe, or to glorious Stourhead, are captivated by the rolling countryside of this part of the ancient kingdom of Wessex. In the heart of rural Wiltshire is the historic village of Lacock, with its Abbey and High Street, now famous as the location for TV and film dramas, including Lark Rise to Candleford. National Trust Cottages give you an opportunity to stay within the stone circle itself at Avebury, or in Lacock's High Street.
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place to visit
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- Bath and Bristol for shopping and sightseeing
- Castle Combe
- Corsham Court
- Bowood House
- The White Horse
National Trust places to visit
- Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village
- Country house created out of a medieval abbey, former home of William Henry Fox Talbot, a pioneer of photography
- Great Chalfield Manor and Garden
- Charming 15th-century manor house with Arts and Crafts garden
- The Courts Garden
- Delightful English country garden
- Westwood Manor
- 15th-century stone manor house
- Prior Park Landscape Garden
- Beautiful and intimate 18th-century landscape garden
- Bath Assembly Rooms
- Elegant public rooms at the heart of fashionable 18th-century Bath life
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What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 335 1287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.