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Compton Verney

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Compton Verney is delighted to welcome visitors with children. Whatever the weather, we can offer something for every member of your family to enjoy. From our children’s adventure playground, willow tunnels, nature trails to all-weather explorer backpacks and arty activities. There’s always plenty to capture the imagination, stimulate the mind and keep your children happy and interested.
Indoor activities
Our discovery room offers a range of books, activities and crafts to help you and your family find out more about our collections and exhibitions.
Our free all-weather family backpacks are a great way for you and your children to explore the Compton Verney collections together. Discover five different packs for various ages at the Family Unit.
Outdoor Activities
Pick up one of four free grounds trails and explore the 120 acres of Compton Verney’s parkland with fun hands on activities for children and adults to enjoy together.
Explore Nature’s Art Box on the south lawn and get creative in the grounds using natural materials to make your very own land art.

Climb, swing and explore in our children’s adventure playground or hide away in the willow tunnels.
School holidays
During the school holidays we offer plenty of arty activities that are suitable for all ages. Whether it’s half term, the summer holiday or winter break there are a whole host of things to do. Most require no booking, so simply turn up and join in. For more information on upcoming events, please visit our website or receive regular updates when you sign up to the Compton Verney families e-bulletin.
Compton Kitchen
Our Cafe offers a range of child friendly food options, including lunch boxes and main meals for little people. We also provide infant lunches for babies aged 6 months plus and are happy to warm bottles for you. During bank holidays, school holidays and weekends our Cafe serves a selection of snacks and sandwiches. Highchairs are provided and muddy wellies always welcome.
Family friendly facilities
Baby-changing and feeding facilities are available on the ground floor. Hipseats are available from the Ticket Desk for carrying children aged 6 months to 3 years. All galleries are accessible to prams and pushchairs with lifts to all floors.
Membership and Annual Pass
Visit us as many times as you like throughout the year with a Membership or Annual Pass. For more information visit

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