Great food, drink and accommodation
Welcome to The Red Lion, Lacock steeped in over 200 years of history. With its large open fireplace, candlelit tables, flagstone floors and Georgian interior we welcome visitors to experience a friendly, traditional English atmosphere.
Based in the 13th Century National trust village of Lacock within easy walking distance of the historical Lacock Abbey, the Saxon church of St Cyriac, the 15th century tithe barn and plenty of village stores and craft fairs.
Lacock is centrally based between Chippenham, Melksham, Bath and Swindon we are the perfect place for friends and family to meet. Enjoy real ales from the Wiltshire based independent family brewer Wadworth and traditional home cooked food available all day using locally sourced ingredients.
The Red Lion has five, modern letting rooms in the perfect location for both a business or leisure stay located near famous tourist attractions including Longleat, Stonehenge, Bowood house and Avebury. Why not start your day off with our 4* Gold award winning breakfast?
Enjoy the beautiful English summer in our large garden protected by our famous Eucalyptus tree. The Red Lion caters for a wide range of customers including tourists, families, business people, as well as the local community.
Filming in Lacock: Over the past few years Lacock village and Abbey have been home to many popular television series and blockbuster films. Jane Austen's well-known novels, 'Emma' and 'Pride & Prejudice' have been filmed here in Lacock, with some of our own team playing small parts as extras! BBC Drama series, The Cranford Chronicles, also filmed in Lacock - with the front of The Red Lion was transformed into a shop throughout the duration of the filming amongst many other houses being used for scenes. The most famous filming to date is the world class collection of Harry Potter films. Lacock Abbey was used as a backdrop for many of the scenes in the first two films - 'Harry Potter & The Philosophers Stone' and 'Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets'. The Abbey cloisters and side rooms were transformed into the classrooms at Hogwarts School.