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On Sunday 14 July, there will be a rolling road block in place from 9.30am – 10.30am on the B4086 from Compton Verney to Kineton for the Tempo 10km and Half-Marathon. Please plan your journey accordingly.

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& Families

Unleash your family’s
sense of wonder
Compton Verney

Immerse yourselves in a world where history, art and nature collide, creating everlasting memories. Explore captivating galleries filled with inspiring works and interactive pieces that spark curiosity and learning. Little hands can explore artistic talents through our exciting programme of workshops and activities throughout the year.

Step outside into our breath-taking 120 acres of grounds, let loose, run off steam, let imaginations run wild in play spaces or relax with a picnic by the lake.

Make the most of your visit…

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Nestled among our mesmerising art galleries and temporary exhibitions, the Discovery Room is open for families with young children. Full of open-ended resources that are regularly refreshed to link to our current exhibitions, it is a place to make, draw, dress-up, play and explore.

Free with a valid day ticket or membership.

Plan your visit

my activity book

Pick up My Activity Book from the Welcome Centre when you arrive at Compton Verney and follow playful invitations around our grounds and galleries, moving, playing, drawing and discovering.

You’ll work together to find dragons, create your own imaginary creature and design your own sculpture along the way. Don’t forget to collect your reward when you’re finished!

£3.50 per book


Purchase My Activity Book

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After you have explored our grounds including the willow tunnels, bird hide and pond dipping area, make your way to the majestic Wellingtonia Avenue and through the trees and woodland you will find an exciting adventure playground. A perfect final or starting point to your Compton Verney adventure.

Free with a valid day ticket or membership.


Plan your visit


At the entrance to our art galleries, you will find a unit filled with exciting bags and activities that are updated throughout the year. Each contains a selection of resources and activities centred around a theme, from a Colour Hunt to Hidden Treasure! These activities will allow kids of all ages to engage with the collections in fun and exciting ways.

Free with a valid day ticket or membership.


Plan your visit

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