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Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Compton Verney, Stratford-upon-Avon CV35 9HZ, England
+44 1926 645500
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Wonderful Capability Brown park and delightful art gallery in mansion house.

The stunning Capability Brown park with its lake, eye catching trees, ice house, etc.are a treat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane P
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Quentin Blake/Lost Words exhibition

A thoroughly enjoyable day's visit, as usual. The beautiful grounds speak for themselves, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie E
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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This award winning art gallery near Stratford-upon-Avon offers enjoyable ways to experience art and natural beauty of it's stunning landscape. Housed in a Grade I listed Robert Adam mansion set in Capability Brown landscaped parkland, Compton Verney is home to a growing collection of works of art from around the world including Naples 1600-1800, Germanic art 1450-1650, British portraits including Reynolds, exceptional collection of Chinese bronzes, unique collection of British Folk Art, the Marx-Lambert collection, plus an exciting program of changing exhibitions.
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Compton Verney, Stratford-upon-Avon CV35 9HZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The stunning Capability Brown park with its lake, eye catching trees, ice house, etc.are a treat, even on a cold November day. The beautiful mansion house has been renovated with great flair to create an excellent series of galleries with hold the permenent collection and...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A thoroughly enjoyable day's visit, as usual. The beautiful grounds speak for themselves, the features of the house are always shown off well by the curators' work and the improved café layout and menu adds to the ambience . What an uplifting and informative experience...More

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took disabled OAP enjoyed drive round. They did not feel up touring exhibition. So we thought we would have tea but we were not allowed into the cafe without paying to go into the exhibition !More

1  Thank Louise B
ComptonVerneyTeam, Visitor Experience Manager at Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Louise, As an independent charity we have charge all visitors to come onsite. The admission fee, which has two options - collection and park which starts at £6.70 or exhibition collection and park which starts at £12.60 - contributes hugely towards caring for our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to go to Compton Verney for an exhibition as they are always presented in such an interesting way. You can also book on a short and free tour which gives you things to look at when you go back later....More

1  Thank marg826
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a highly recommendable destination for a day out! We were fortunate to visit for the first time when the “lost words” exhibition and the Quentin Blake illustrations exhibitions were on - and what a treat. Beautifully arranged, stories told with one picture or...More

Thank madamekarkas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and myself had a lazy Sunday with a few hours available kid free. We looked at the Tesco Club Deals and realised "Compton Verney" was included so we could visit for free. We live near Stratford-upon-Avon, but I had not visited Compton Verney...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time on Sunday seeing both a special exhibitions... Lost Words and Quentin Blake. Both are small and compact but really beautiful and not too many people. Unfortunately lunch in the cafe took a long time to arrive although it was delicious...More

Thank Sheena B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We both love art and beautiful surroundings and Compton Verney presents this and then some! We hadn't heard of this attraction prior to visiting it during a short break in Stratford-upon-Avon. We drove up to the site and were warmly greeted in the gift shop,...More

Thank BronteBabe15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience In Light II was at the weekend. Thoroughly enjoyed the laser and accompanying audio show. Well organised event. We've not been for a while and the facilities have been updated with a new entrance, shop and cafe.

Thank gwill0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I and all family members have visited regularly over the past four years. There is always something new and inspiring to see and our young grandchildren never cease to enjoy the wonders of the playground. The welcoming and the presentation of exhibitions...More

1  Thank Warwickshireopinion
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Gill V
9 September 2016|
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Response from Natalie K | Reviewed this property |
It's not a national trust property! It is maintained (I believe) by the heritage trust.
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Melanie G
19 July 2015|
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Response from ComptonVerneyTeam | Property representative |
Hi Melanie, I'm afraid that dogs are not allowed on site, with the exception of assistance dogs.
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