Planning your visit

Grounds are open to visitors, 10am – 5pm, Tue – Sun. We recognise how important the natural environment and special spaces are to our local community for their daily exercise and mental rejuvenation.

We are asking all visitors who live outside of the local area to adhere to the restrictions and not to visit Compton Verney. We continue to follow Government guidance, please ensure that you do not visit if you are unwell, are self isolating, or have been in contact with someone who is ill. At all times your safety is our priority – Stay Local and Stay Safe.

Opening Times & Prices

Tue – Sun,
10am- 5pm, by pre-booked entry time slots (last entry, 3pm – 4pm)

Grounds Day Pass Adults, £5 per person
Access All Areas & Local Pass Holders FREE
Children (aged 0-18) FREE
Essential carers FREE when accompanying the person they care for. Please email in advance to set up a booking. Please allow a minimum of 2 working day for your query to be answered.

Due to a limited capacity it is compulsory that admission is pre-booked online, this is for your safety and that of our staff. Admission is by pre-booked slots only and you will be turned away without timed entry passes.

You must book timed admission for each attendee, including children (aged 0-18).

Please arrive within your selected time slot. Once you are on site you are welcome to enjoy your visit for long as you like, our until we close at 5pm.

Booking Grounds Admission


Pre-book your FREE Grounds admission online.

  1. Choose the date you’d like to visit and select the number of Passes required. You will need one per person (including children aged 0-18).
    Please ensure you select the correct Adult Pass for your Membership type e.g. if you have a Local Pass please select the Local Pass Adult option.
  2. Input your Membership number to validate your booking.
  3. Make sure you have received an email confirmation with your 5 digit booking reference number, please always check your junk folder.
Book Grounds Admission


Grounds Day Pass
Adults, £5 per person
Children (aged 0-18), FREE

  1. Pre-book your Grounds admission online.
  2. You’ll need to book admission for each attendee (including children aged 0-18).
  3. Make sure you have received an email confirmation with your 5 digit booking reference number, please always check your junk folder.
Book Grounds Admission
Join us as a Member
Access All Areas Guest Passes

Our Access All Areas Members are welcome to use their Guest Passes but we ask you to restrict this to one per member.

  1. Pre-book admission for your self online.
  2. Email to add Guest Passes to your booking. In your email please let us know your 5 digit booking reference number from your booking confirmation. Please allow a minimum of 2 working days for your query to be answered.
  3. Bring your completed Guest Pass with you along with your 5 digit booking reference number.
New Members

If you’ve recently purchased a membership online you can use your Temporary Membership (TMP) Number to book your admission. You can continue to use your TMP number to book visits to our Grounds until we reopen our Welcome Centre when you will be able to pick up your new Membership Card(s).
Please note you will need to input the whole number, including TMP, to validate your booking.

Has your Membership expired?

Please email telling us your Membership number and we will be in touch to renew the Membership. Please allow a minimum of 2 working days notice for your query to be answered.

Information for your visit


We have a large car park available for our visitors to use free of charge. Our car park is open during our opening times; Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm.

Please arrive within your booked 1 hour time slot and have your email confirmation to hand as this will be checked by a member of our team.

You must wear a mask whilst waiting to be checked in and whilst interacting with staff.


We provide range of Covid-safe measures designed to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors and staff, including hand sanitising stations across our site and limiting the number of visitors to ensure plenty of space for all.

Please respect other visitors and maintain social distancing around the site.

The toilets in our Welcome Centre and in the main house are open and available for visitors to use. These are regularly monitored and cleaned throughout the day.

Pod in the Park, open Tue – Sun

Enjoy a range of takeaway food and drink from the new Pod in the Park. Including freshly ground coffee, home made cakes, pastries and sandwiches plus much more.

What’s open & Things to do


Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Enjoy your daily exercise in the fresh air and spaciousness of our Parkland.

Explore our Park


Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Toilets are available in our Welcome Centre and in the main house for visitors to use. Please wear a face covering while inside the toilets and use the hand sanitiser provided before entering.


Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

For original, unique and inspiring gifts be sure to stop by the shop. Every purchase made helps to support our charity.


Tue 13 – Sun 18 Apr, 10am – 5pm (times may vary by activity)

Join us for a fun-filled week of activities the whole family can enjoy.

Learn More


Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Stroll across our lawns or take a walk up to the Old Town Meadow and discover our fantastic sculptures.

Learn more


Tue – Sun, 10am -5pm

There are so many ways to feel good when visiting our Grounds. Take a look at some of our suggestions on how to make the most of your visit

Discover Ways to Wellbeing at Compton Verney


Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Bring your wellies and make sure you keep them firmly on your feet because we’re having fun turning old ones into cheerful creations for you to spot along the way! Pick up a Wellie Trail from the Welcome Centre to help you find them all.

£2 per trail


Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Climb, swing and zip through the air at the Woodland Playground.
Please respect others and observe social distancing while using the play equipment.

Coronavirus Information

In order to help us provide an enjoyable and comfortable experience while protecting our visitors and staff  we ask that you please take a moment to familiarise yourself with our latest Coronavirus guidelines prior to your visit.
View our Guidelines

Have a question?

Please take a look at our FAQs
Read our FAQs

Contacting us

If you do need to get in touch with us please use our email as we will have very limited staff on site to answer our phones. Please allow a minimum of 2 working days notice for your query to be answered.

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