5 romantic things to do at Compton Verney

5 romantic things to do at Compton Verney

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it could be time to start thinking about what you and your significant other can do to mark the occasion.

Instead of the usual chocolates or flowers, how about taking it up a notch and visit an 18th century house with 120 acres of art, nature and creativity? You can find 5 truly unique ways to spend Valentine’s Day at Compton Verney below.

  • Take a stroll through the historic grounds.

Here, you can explore the full breadth and depth of history from the original site of a Saxon settlement, Grade II listed bridge, the landscape designed by Capability Brown, and a colourful contemporary art installation. What’s more, Compton Verney is rich with wildlife and you can take a quite moment to enjoy it with your partner along the lake or in the bird hide.

Northern European Gallery (c) Compton Verney, photo by Jamie Woodley
  • Wander through the stunning galleries that house important collections of artworks from around the world.

From our new exhibitions that have garnered national media attention to our permanent collections like Northern Europe that include a historical painting once owned by Roald Dahl; you can spend hours exploring the hidden gems of Compton Verney’s walls.

  • Enjoy a delicious meal and drink from our restaurant.

This can be a warm coffee and fresh pastry or a three-course meal featuring fresh, seasonal and locally sourced food. When else can you experience incredible food while completely surrounded by art, history and nature?

  • Treat your beloved to a thoughtful gift from our shop.

Exhibition and art-inspired accessories, jewellery and artisan soaps, art supplies, stationery and books – there’s something for everyone and they all make unique gifts that also support the work we do at Compton Verney Trust.

  • Discover the night-time wonder of Compton Verney by walking the Spectacle of Light trail from Friday 10 February to Sunday 5 March 2023.

Explore stunning light installations, walk through a colourful Kaleidoscope and be amazed by sparkling light beams across the lake while you sip delicious hot chocolate and gnaw on delectable street food from Digbeth Dining club.

You can book tickets or plan your visit on our website to ensure a truly magical Valentine’s Day.

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