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Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village

Guildford

Type:Gallery

Down Lane, Compton, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1DQ

Tel: +44 01483 810 235

Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village

About

Watts Gallery - Artists' Village has plenty to enjoy for visitors of all ages. Engage with history and art at the newly opened Watts Studios, and discover our permanent collection of Victorian paintings and sculpture in Watts Gallery before visiting the De Morgan Collection, on long term loan to the Artists' Village.

Enjoy a quiet moment at Watts Chapel – a Grade I listed Arts & Crafts building – then explore the woodlands and grounds before treating yourself at the Tea Shop and browsing art for sale in Watts Contemporary Gallery, along with a wide selection of gifts in the Watts Shop.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£11.50 per ticket
Children 16 & underFree
Discount Tuesdays£5.75 per ticket

Art Fund: £5.75 or free when no temporary exhibition is on display

Events

Tuesday, 6th March 2018 - Sunday, 3rd June 2018

A Pre-Raphaelite Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French BequestThis 'forgotten' collection, belonging to the Hammersmith and Fulham Council, brings to Watts Gallery - Artists' Village an array of later Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings, including important works by Frederic Leighton, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, John William Waterhouse, Edward Burne-Jones and...
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Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Forest Location
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Some Areas
  • Village Location

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Watts Gallery, Watts Studios, Watts Chapel and The Tea Shop are fully accessible. Limnerslease House and Watts Contemporary are not currently Wheelchair accessible
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Parking & Transport

  • Green Transport
  • On site parking - FREE

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 1-6 hours
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 60
  • Min group size - 8
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Watts Gallery is just 10 minutes from junction 10 on the M25. Leave the M25 at junction 10 and continue along the A3. Take the B3000 off the A3, signposted Godalming. Take the first exit from the roundabout at the end of the slip-road – this is down Lane. Watts Gallery is a short distance on the right.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest train station is Guildford (which is well connected to London and other major towns). The 46 bus is available from Guildford town centre bus station and stops directly outside Watts Gallery once an hour. Request 'Down Lane, Compton'. For scenic walks and cycle routes to the Gallery please see our website.

 

Awards

  • Tourism South East Award -12 /13 Gold Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 12 /13 Gold Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2012
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

Watts Gallery, Watts Chapel, Watts Studios (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday11:00 - 17:00

* Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

The Tea Shop and Gift Shop are open Monday – Sunday 10.30am – 5pm including bank holidays.

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