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Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park - Things to Know Before Visiting

Compton Verney CV35 9HZ, UK

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About Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Compton Verney Art Gallery is an art gallery at Compton Verney, England. It is housed in Compton Verney House, a restored Grade I listed 18th-century mansion surrounded by 120 acres of parkland which was landscaped by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. The Art Gallery is home to six permanent collections including Neapolitan art from 1600 to 1800; Northern European medieval art from 1450–1650; British portraits including paintings of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and so more.

Attractions Near Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Walton Hall & Hotel
Walton Hall & Hotel2.58km from Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Walton Hall is a 16th-century country mansion at Walton Sitting in 65 acres of beautiful English countryside. It is now a hotel and consists of 149 standard double and twin rooms, plus 19 more located in The Coach House, just a short walk from reception. there are 37 superior rooms and suites located in the 16th century hall itself.

British Motor Museum
British Motor Museum4.82km from Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

A majestic motor museum which was home to world’s largest collection of historic British cars - from the very first Land Rover to Lady Penelope’s FAB1. Take a walk in the 'Time Road' and discover how motoring and family life has changed through the decades as the cars are brought to life by their costumed explainers or join one of their free guided tours.

National Trust - Charlecote Park
National Trust - Charlecote Park6.22km from Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

This was a grand 16th-century country house, surrounded by its own deer park, on the banks of the River Avon in Charlecote near Wellesbourne. It has been the seat of the Lucy family since 1247; the house was built in the 1550s. It was extensively remodelled between 1826-67 for George Hammond Lucy and his wife Mary Elizabeth. You can Stroll through the gardens that Mary Elizabeth loved so dearly, from the formal parterre to the shady woodland garden with rare plants and borders full of colourful

Chesterton Windmill
Chesterton Windmill7.5km from Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Chesterton Windmill is a 17th-century cylindric stone tower windmill with an arched base, located outside the village of Chesterton, Warwickshire. It is a Grade I listed building and a striking landmark in south-east Warwickshire. It stands on a hilltop overlooking the Roman Fosse Way about five miles south-east of Warwick. The mill was built in the years 1632-1633 and remained in use until about 1910 when its machinery ceased to work.

Burton Dassett Hills
Burton Dassett Hills8.62km from Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Burton Dassett Hills Country Park is a country park in southeastern Warwickshire, England. It was created as a country park in 1971 and is run by Warwickshire County Council. The area comprises a group of ironstone hills, which are named after the village of Burton Dassett which is located in the hills. The hills rise to 203m (666 ft) above sea level and are situated half a mile east of the M40 motorway.

National Trust - Upton House and Gardens
National Trust - Upton House and Gardens9.13km from Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

Upton House is a country house in the civil parish of Ratley and Upton, in the English county of Warwickshire. It was built in 1695 for Sir Rushout Cullen. There are large lawns, terraced borders, elegant stone staircases, rose garden, orchards, and a rare kitchen display garden as well as National Collections of Aster amellus, Aster cordifolius, and Aster ericoïdes.

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Warwickshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon and Victorian novelist George Eliot, at Nuneaton. It is a popular destination for international and domestic tourists to explore both medieval and more recent history.