Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park, Compton Verney, Warwickshire. Paid entry
Disability Toilet and Baby Changing Facilities. https://www.comptonverney.org.uk/plan-your-visit/access/
We have 12 dedicated Blue Badge parking bays in the car park, located in front of the Welcome Centre. The footpaths throughout the Park are wheelchair friendly with a few slight inclines. If you’d rather have a lift up to the Gallery there is a fully accessible minibus shuttle which runs throughout the day . The shuttle has an automatic ramp to take wheelchairs or those unable to step into the vehicle.
Once you have purchased your tickets at the Welcome Centre, you are also welcome to drop off visitors at the front door to the gallery. Please let the team in the Welcome Centre know that you will be doing this and the driver will need to return the car directly to the car park.
ACCESS IN THE WELCOME CENTRE
The Welcome Centre has level flooring throughout, automatic doors, disabled toilets, a low level counter for admission tickets and hearing loops.
ACCESS IN THE PARK
Throughout the park there are footpaths which have either a tarmac or compacted gravel surface. There are a few inclines in places. The dipping pond and bird hide are accessed by boardwalks and paths which are wheelchair accessible. Throughout the Park we have picnic benches that are adapted for wheelchairs.
The path to the ferry and the ferry itself is not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs due the narrow path and stepped access to the ferry.
The courtyard and the path around the outside of the building is loose gravel, although an alternative routes through the Gallery is available.
ACCESS IN THE GALLERY
The entrance to the Gallery is ramped and the front door has an automatic open push pad. There are level floors throughout and there is a lift to all floors making them fully accessible to wheelchair and pushchair users.
THE CHAPEL: The Chapel is located behind the gallery and can be reached via footpaths. Please be aware that there is a reasonably steep incline. We can assist you with this if required. There is ramp access to the Chapel. The footpath directly in front of the Chapel has a loose gravel surface.
PORTABLE SEATING AND WHEELCHAIRS
Stick stools and wheelchairs can be borrowed free of charge from the Shop upon arrival (subject to availability).
CONCESSIONARY ADMISSION AND CARERS’ ENTRY
Concessionary rates are available for visitors who are unwaged, young people aged 16 – 26, Senior Citizens ages 65+, people with disabilities and full time carers and Universal Credit Recipients, Students and Serving Military Personnel. Essential Companions admission is free when escorting the person they care for. We also offer a free membership for essential companions; please contact Jo Ward for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01926 645556
GROUP VISITS WITH SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Compton Verney welcomes and offers discounts to groups of 15 or more. To organise a group visit please call our Visitor Experience Manager on 01926 645516 or email email@example.com
DEAF AND HEARING IMPAIRED VISITORS
There are fixed hearing loops in the Welcome Centre and the Shop. Visitors can make use of this facility by switching their hearing aids to the ‘T’ position.
A portable induction loop is available for use in the Compton Kitchen. Please ask a member of staff if you wish to use this facility. Hearing dogs are welcome.
BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED VISITORS: Large print guides are freely available in the galleries. Please ask a member of staff if you’d like to refer to one.
Contact us on 01926 645 516 to organise an audio described tour. Guide dogs are welcome.
ACCESSIBLE TOILETS: Accessible toilets are available on all floors.
BABY CHANGING FACILITIES: Baby changing facilities are available on the ground and top floors.
LIFTS: Are available to all floors.
For further information or if you’d like to discuss particular accessibility requirements for your visit please call 01926 645 500 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org You can also ask at the Welcome Centre on arrival."
https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/compton-verney-art-gallery-and-park last updated: 4 December 2019
"Discover the unique delights of Compton Verney, where there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 120 acres of stunning parkland and lake surround an award-winning art gallery and gift shop.
Escape the everyday to wander through our historic ‘Capability’ Brown landscape, marvel at our world-class art exhibitions or have fun in our outdoor adventure playground. All ages are welcome – we’re just 9 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon."
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01926 645500 during our open times (Tue- Sun, 10am -5pm).
9 miles east from Stratford-upon-Avon https://www.comptonverney.org.uk/plan-your-visit/find-us/
"Compton Verney is situated 9 miles east of Stratford-upon-Avon on the B4086 between Wellesbourne and Kineton and is 6 miles drive from the M40, Junction 12 and follow brown signs marked for Compton Verney.
By Bicycle: There is only one route that passes Compton Verney on which traffic travels quite fast so please be careful when you are cycling to us and make sure you know your route before you depart. see https://www.cyclestreets.net/journey/43996034/
You can hire bikes in nearby Stratford upon Avon.
Compton Verney is a 40-minute drive from Birmingham International Airport, or 90 minutes from Heathrow."
Always check with the venue directly for up-to-date information including opening times and admission charges as they may be subject to change
"The nearest stations are Leamington Spa, Stratford-upon-Avon, or Banbury.
Chiltern Railways offers a fast, efficient service from London and Birmingham which stops at all three of these stations.
Compton Verney is then a 25 minute taxi ride.
There is a limited Bus Service to and from Compton Verney. Please visit: johnsonscoaches.co.uk for further information."
Baby Changing Facilities