Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village



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

Tel: +44 01483 810 235

Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village


Engage with our history at Watts Studios, explore our permanent collection of Victorian paintings and sculpture in Watts Gallery, discover something new with our temporary exhibition programme and visit the stunning De Morgan Collection. Enjoy a quiet moment at Watts Chapel – a Grade I listed Arts & Crafts building – then explore the woodlands and grounds.

Don’t forget to visit the Make Space, drop-in workshop, and enjoy a different art activity every Sunday.

Under 18s go free.

Recognised this year in the Surrey Business Awards as Tourist Destination of the Year.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult with Gift Aid£14.75 per ticket
Adult without Gift Aid£13.50 per ticket
Art Fund Members£6.75 per ticket
Students & under 25s£6.75 per ticket
Under 18's freeFree



  • 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


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Green Transport
  • On site parking - FREE

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

Provider Preferences

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

Specialist Features

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


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.  


  • Tourism South East Award -12 /13 Gold Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 12 /13 Gold Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2012
  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member 24/25 - Bronze Tourism South East Member 24/25 - Bronze 2024

Opening Times

Watts Galler (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Tuesday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:30 - 17:00
Limnerslease (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:30 - 16:00
Watts Chapel (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday09:00 - 17:00

* Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Tea Shop, Visitor Centre, Shop & Contemporary Gallery open 10:00am - 05:00pm daily No Booking Required please drop in.

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