Things to do at Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park review
Compton Verney in Warwickshire is an award-winning art gallery located in an informal sculpture park. The art gallery is housed in a restored Grade 1 listed 18th-century mansion that is surrounded by 120 acres of parkland that were landscaped by Capability Brown.
The park is rich in history and has a multitude of year-round activities. Kids will love the labyrinth (especially as there are no tall sides and it’s impossible to get lost). You could try and spot wild birds from their lakeside bird hide. There is a sandpit (bring buckets and spades from home or purchase from their shop) plus a woodland playground. In the grounds, there is a beautifully restored ice house that you can have a peak in plus numerous trails around the parkland.
Art in the park uses the parkland to display various works of art. Between 1993 and 2004 while the mansion was being turned into a state of the art gallery the park was used as a space to host artworks by a number of contemporary artists. Many of these still remain today and they have ambitious plans over the coming years to move more art to the park. Indoors there are touring exhibitions which change every few months.
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FAQ and Further Information Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park
Is there food and drink available?
There is a restaurant serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to picnic outside.
What are the main things to do?
Indoor art gallery plus outdoor parkland with sculptures, play area, trails, sandpit and more. There are toilets and a restaurant.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap. Adults cost just £5 each children up to the age of 18 are free.
Is there parking?
There is free parking.
When are they open?
Compton Verney is open for most of the year, although they are often closed on a Monday. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Well behaved dogs will be welcomed to Compton Verney to the grounds. Assistance dogs are permitted both inside the House and Galleries.
Are they accessible?
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