Discover the unique delights of Compton Verney, where there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 120 acres of stunning parkland and lake surround an award-winning art gallery, with a family friendly café and gift shop.
Escape the everyday to wander through our historic ‘Capability’ Brown landscape, marvel at our world-class art exhibitions or have fun in our outdoor adventure playground. All ages are welcome – we’re just 9 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon.
For our full range of events and activities click below.Things To Do
Tue – Sun and Bank Holiday Mondays
Collections & Exhibitions, open 17 March 2018 11am – 5pm
Compton Kitchen, open 17 March 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm
Welcome Centre, open 10 February 2018 11am – 4pm last entry 3.30pm
Park, open 10 February 2018 11am – 4pm last entry 3.30pm
Whilst the exhibitions and the main gallery do not open until Saturday March 17, I take delight in writing this blog post on the very first of the grounds-only open days of the 2018 season at Compton Verney. After a particularly tough winter period where snow and storm force winds have left their mark, I’m glad...Read More
I find myself sitting down for a while after a heavy morning of work putting the courtyard in order, following recent disturbance due to snow clearing. I’m pondering, as I do, what I should create in terms of this, the last Landscape & Garden Update of 2017. It certainly has been a long and very busy two months...Read More
With Guy Fawkes celebrations underway, the historic story itself is one which resonates very much with Compton Verney… Robert Catesby himself was Warwickshire-born, and the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament was supposed to have led to a Catholic uprising in Warwickshire and surrounding counties. But one of the star attractions in the galleries...Read More
Books to inspire you to be a nature lover Working with Jackie Morris and Robert Macfarlane The Lost Words exhibition will include miniature libraries of books which have inspired them and we hope future generations to take imaginary and real journeys into the natural world. The Lost Words Spell Walks Our Spell Walks posts...Read More
I’m not sure if it is just me, but haven’t we enjoyed some dramatic skies this year? Maybe I’m just taking more time to look, or the weather is simply more theatrical than usual, but time and time again I have found myself standing back in awe of the cloudscape that clothes the landscape. Painterly...Read More
IN-LIGHT II Sat 28 October – Sun 29 October, 6.30pm – 8.30pm Experience an enchanting and contemportary ‘son et lumière’ by light artist Luxmuarlis in Compton Verney’s stunning grounds. This year’s light and sound display draws on poetry and nature in a series of beautiful light projections. This will be a popular event and...Read More