Watts Gallery - Artists' Village


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Down Lane Compton
Guildford
Surrey
GU3 1DQ
England

  • Phone: 01483 810235

Watts Gallery — Artists' Village is a unique family day out in the Surrey Hills. Explore the newly opened Watts Studios then discover Victorian paintings and sculpture in the historic Watts Gallery before treating yourself to lunch or cream tea in The Tea Shop. Stroll to the nearby Grade-I listed Watts Chapel, taking in the beautiful woodlands and grounds, take a tour of founders G F and Mary Wattses' Grade-II listed house Limnerslease (Tuesday, Friday and Saturday only) or discover the wide selection of gifts, books and homewares in the shop. Free family trails and resources are available every day of the week.

Further information

Opening Hours:

From 1 March 2019: Watts Gallery & Watts Studios, 10.30am - 5pm Closed Mondays apart from Bank Holidays Visitor Centre & The Tea Shop open daily, 10am - 5pm

Charges:

Standard Adult: £12.50 (£13.75 including gift aid) Students: £6.25 Children under 18: Free Groups: Coach parties welcome if booked in advance. Group rates/ tours available.

Discounts:

  • National Art Pass

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

Our library and archive is open to the public by appointment only.

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Audio guides specifically for blind and partially sighted people
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Sign language interpretation available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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