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Watts Chapel

Down Lane | Compton, Guildford GU3 1DN, England
+44 1483 812181
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Ranked #1 of 25 Attractions in Guildford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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farnham
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

A truly unique small chapel built by Mary Watts and the Compton residents at the turn of the century. Lavish and strange interior decoration and tile work decoration. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Worth reading up before you go, and see the gallery as well if you're into that. Look out fr Huxley's gave.

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Was taken here by some friends and what a surprise! Never knew this little gem was here. If you love the Arts and Crafts movement you will love this place. Overtures of Art Noveau and a great way to spend half an hour. Nice little guide book available in side for a pound in the honesty box. The small size... More

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Godalming, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I have taken my father here on quite a regular basis over the last couple of years. The staff are lovely, the food is varied and interesting and it is a lovely location. I would thoroughly recommend it.

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This a beautiful and unspoilt chapel, and worth a visit even if not going to Watts Gallery. The terracotta exterior is stunning, and the whole interior is covered in murals

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Do not miss this - inside is marmite - you will love it or hate it. The very busy and ornate designs by Mary Watts will get a reaction - probably WOW!

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This little chapel is totally unique, and once you've found it (no mean feat) you need to give yourself time to totally absorb its detailed decoration and then walk (5mins) or drive (30 secs) to the Watts Gallery to buy one of their books or look in the gallery to learn more about the amazing Mary Watts who designed and... More

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A lovely little chapel, and adjacent cloisters, which can be visited in conjunction with the nearby Watts Gallery. Take care walking between the two, the narrow road lacks a footpath in a couple of places.

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London
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I could not believe this place when I saw it last week - just stunning. A real hidden jewel with some outstanding sculptures and paintings by Mr Watts himself. Hugely recommended.

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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79 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We saw this place featured on a BBC4 programme quite some time ago and decided to visit when the opportunity arose. We finally had the chance when we were travelling to Heathrow. In the village follow the signs to the Watts Gallery which is also worth a visit. The chapel was built as a memorial to the painter G.F.Watts by... More

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