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Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Closed Now: 10:30 - 16:00
Open today: 10:30 - 16:00
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I visited during a National art exhibition, which, although not my favourite pastime, I thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RHill_10
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Stunning Secret

Have been meaning to come here for years and dis not realise it was so close to Stratford. The... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
richtea212018
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Swansea, 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...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited during a National art exhibition, which, although not my favourite pastime, I thoroughly enjoyed and well worth my visit. Refreshments are served, which I thought were of a good standard and relatively in-expensive.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Have been meaning to come here for years and dis not realise it was so close to Stratford. The house and gardens are stunning examples of the English country house style.. The art gallery is smallish but relies on quality rather than quantity - and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

This beautiful Robert Adams building, now housing an art gallery,is set in a spectacular Capability Brown landscape, complete with bridges and an exquisite, recently renovated, chapel. Whether you want coffee and cake or a complete lunch the food here is of a very high standard....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Joy2mais
Reviewed 20 November 2018

I attended the gallery's Textile Fair with my friend and her 2 children and we had a really lovely day. I have been to Compton Verney many times before both on my own and with friends/family and this time I thought I'd try one of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank C5fan
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Women asked me who's my daughters bag was then assumed she will be swinging it about even though I was holding it. Then asked what pass I had and insisted there was loads to do outside. Was obvious she wanted me and my kids out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ComptonVerneyTeam, Director of Creative & Engagement at Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Dear Stephen P, I am sorry to read that you had a disappointing visit to Compton Verney and didn’t feel welcome in the gallery. Creating an inclusive and friendly atmosphere for everyone is very important to us and I am sorry that you didn’t have...More

Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We attend the gallery regularly and It is usually a good day out . The whistler gallery tour with one of the curators was excellent , concise and entertaining . We enjoyed a hot lunch and then attended the lecture where the staff helpfully seated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JeJackson
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A fantastic small gallery to spend lots of time in. Many exhibitions catering for all art lovers. Very well laid out exhibitions and wonderful and helpful staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

What a beautiful environment to visit. From the walk through the stunning landscape to the gallery & diversity of exhibitions. Loved the Whistler exhibition & eclectic collection "six artists cellebrate Enid Marx & the British Folk Art". Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We visit Compton Verney every time there is a new exhibition and are never disappointed. Priced at a very reasonable £15 per person, entry includes the permanent collection and the beautiful grounds. The galleries are housed in an extraordinary building with a Palladian exterior and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We visit Compton Verney two or three times each year, usually when a special exibition is staged. This visit was to see the new Whistler exibition. The exhibition charts Whistler's progress from his artistic training at West Point from 1851, his move to London in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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GillyBean46
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Response from Karlos359 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am unable to answer this question. I suggest contacting them direct.
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Response from nataliek325 | 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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