HALF TERM: Top 10 things to do at Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park

HALF TERM: Top 10 things to do at Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park

  1. Jigsaw Jigsaws Craft
    Sat 27 May – Fri 2 June, 11am – 4pm. Create your very own jigsaw! Take inspiration from the Spring exhibition Creating the Countryside and create your ideal countryside image using jigsaw pieces.
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    Ha;f Term Craft

  2. Forest School
    Thurs 1 June, 11am – 4pm. Let nature capture your senses while discovering a secret world of bugs and minibeasts. A fun way for kids all ages to explore the seasonal changes that take place in Compton Verney’s Park as we head into Summer.
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    Forest School

  3. Meet the RSPB
    Sat 3 June, 11am – 4pm The RSPB will be over at the Ice House Coppice to teach you all about the fascinating world of dragonflies. Drop-in to spot the insects and make seed bombs for birds in your garden.
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    RSPB Half term activity

  4. Fabulous family backpacks
    Explore the galleries with help of Dan the Dog or hunt for Hidden Treasure. Compton Verney’s Art Explorer backpacks are a fun way to families to discover Compton Verney’s art collections.

    Family Backpacks

  5. Wonder at wildlife with a Woodland Walk
    Stroll around the nature paths in the wooded coppice and meander through the meadow. You’ll see an abundance of flora, fauna, birds and butterflies!

    Wildlife Compton Verney

  6. Hide out in our Bird Hide
    Discover all the different species and spot birds are nesting in the 120 acre park. Watch them dip for food, land in the trees and do aerial acrobatics whilst catching their dinner.

  7. Imagine a world afflicted by climate change
    Peer inside The Clearing, a vision of the future on the shores of Compton Verney’s lake. Don’t forget to visit the volunteer caretaker who will looking after the dome.

    The Clearing

  8. Discover Something Quirky
    See something different in the British Folk Art Collection. A hit with adults and children alike this unusual gallery will make you ask yourself the question ‘What is art?’ Plus there’s 35 Morris Folk Dolls currently on display from the Museum of British Folklore.

    British Folk Art

  9. Travel Back to Ancient China
    Explore a world-renowned Chinese Collection with its gold guardians, beautiful mirrors and intricate pots. Learn about the amazing techniques used to make the bronzes.

    Chinese Collection

  10. Zip around our Adventure Playground
    Make sure you finish your visit with a go on the Zip Wire, slip on the slide and a swing on the… swing!

    Woodland Playground


Purchase an Annual Pass and have unlimited entry to Compton Verney’s Art Collections & Park for a year. Only £22 for a Family Pass!

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