The very picturesque village of Lacock, with its many charming stone and half-timbered houses, is entirely owned by the National Trust. Lacock Village has featured in various television and film costume dramas, in particular Pride and Prejudice, Moll Flanders and Emma. Its popularity with the makers of costume dramas is easy to understand. None of the shops show any sign of belonging to the 20th century, let alone the 21st! Residents and businesses are forbidden to display any form of advertising, so a visit to Lacock really is like a journey into the past. It is well worth the short trip from the city to visit Lacock and its many pubs, cafes and gift shops.