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
Park & Welcome Centre open 10.30am
Collections & Exhibition open 11am – 5pm
Compton Kitchen 10.30am – 4.30pm
Welcome Centre closes 4.30pm
Park closes 6pm
This year, on Friday 8 September, discover our stunning grounds, our eye-popping exhibitions and our six diverse permanent collections all for free! Discover the unique delights of Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park, where there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Escape the everyday to wander through our historic ‘Capability’ Brown landscape, marvel at our...Read More
Top 30 Bird species to see at Compton Verney Interested in bird watching? If your answer is yes and you are in reach of south Warwickshire then Compton Verney could be worth a visit. Although an art gallery with all the modern conveniences, Compton Verney happens to be situated in 120 acres of designed landscape and...Read More
Red-eyed Damselfly (Erythromma najas) – found here playing poo-sticks by the Adam Bridge. (Photo-RSM) Over the last few weeks I have been sent some wonderful images of Flying Visitors at Compton Verney, taken by two volunteers; Arthur Owens and Michael Robertson-Smith. Some of the species weren’t identified so I felt duty bound to obtain...Read More
Abstract artist, Lothar Götz, has created a site-specific gallery-sized work for Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception. Lothar reveals to curator Penny Sexton how he approached the commission and how Compton Verney’s unique setting influenced his work. PS: What is the starting point when creating a site-specific work? LG: I start off with the...Read More
Welcome to the Landscape & Garden Update – 13.06.17. Mowing As I type both the heat and longer daylight hours continue to stretch forcing maximum growth from plants across the park at Compton Verney. Lawns in particular have been growing strongly for many weeks now, prompting frequent mowing sessions; all in an effort to keep the landscape looking just so. If I’m honest, there...Read More
I have to admit that I had flirted with the idea of spending a week as caretaker in ‘The Clearing,’ the dome shaped building presently beside the lake at Compton Verney. In the end I let the chance pass, so when the opportunity presented itself once again, albeit for just one night – I couldn’t...Read More