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Compton Verney

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Address: Compton Verney, Stratford-upon-Avon CV35 9HZ, England
Phone Number: 01926 645500
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Description: This award winning art gallery near Stratford-upon-Avon offers enjoyable...
This award winning art gallery near Stratford-upon-Avon offers enjoyable ways to experience art. Housed in a Grade I listed Robert Adam mansion set in Capability Brown landscaped parkland, Compton Verney is home to a growing collection of works of art from around the world including Naples 1600-1800, Germanic art 1450-1650, British portraits including Reynolds, exceptional collection of Chinese bronzes, unique collection of British Folk Art, the Marx-Lambert collection, plus an exciting program of changing exhibitions.
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I visited Compton Verney as one of a group of 40 people from our arts centre in Frodsham. From the instant we arrived we were treated extra special. The Canaletto exhibition was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I visited Compton Verney as one of a group of 40 people from our arts centre in Frodsham. From the instant we arrived we were treated extra special. The Canaletto exhibition was superb as was the photographic and Chinese exhibitions. The catering was excellent, the buffet lunch was delicious, plenty to eat, and very good value for the group. Everyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The Canaletto exhibition was the main attraction, but the permanent collection and the other photographic exhibition were also superb. Definitely worth calling in.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Easy to get to by car, though entry isn't cheap. Plenty to see and learn about both inside and out. You need a whole day here to do it justice.

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Whitchurch, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Beautiful setting and grounds fo art exhibitions and very helpful staff. The Martin parr exhibit was first class.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Visited with my fiancée after a weekend in Stratford and was amazed I had never heard of the place before. Compton Verney is a magnificent house in beautiful grounds and it houses a gallery too. We are considering this now as our wedding venue and will definitely return again in the near future.

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visitor080, General Manager at Compton Verney, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re delighted that you are considering Compton Verney as your wedding venue. Please get in touch with our Events Team who be happy to provide you with some more details. You will find their details on our website. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My wife and I are members of Compton Verney and always enjoy a visit. We went to today to see the Canaletto Exhibition, which is very good. Take the "tour" with the guide, who was interesting and knowledgeable. The pictures of seventeenth century London are particularly worth seeing, some courtesy of the Queen! Great pictures of St. Paul's Cathedral, Greenwich,... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Afternoon Tea is good value [2 for £20] and superb quality -recommended. The non conformists and Canelletto's on show now are excellent e. Staff are good too, very helpful a most enjoyable day out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

What a find! 10 mins drive from Stratford, through beautiful counteryside, beautifully presented former stately home now fabulous art gallery. The permanent collection, consisting of 4 very different themes ( early Renaissance, Naplopolitan, Reynolds portraits and Chinese figures) is very intersting and they currently have fascinating special exhibition - Canaletto in England.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Good day out , but very pricey to get into exhibition on top of entry price. Grounds lovely, cafe and shop excellent as well.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We went back to Compton Verney after having a lovely day out last year for the Moore Rodin exhibits, the latest Canaletto and Martin Parr exhibitions are superb, Parr especially worth viewing and the re-displayed Chinese exhibition is just stunning, we also had a fabulous lunch in the renamed Lawn Restaurant, lovely food indeed, presented excellently by lovely staff, new... More 

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visitor080, Front Office Manager at Compton Verney, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments about your recent day out at Compton Verney and your experience with our volunteer shuttle driver. Regarding the shuttle itself, this car was donated to us several years ago and is very much used and appreciated by visitors. As a registered charity we are not in the position to purchase a new vehicle, even... More 

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