Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

Watts Gallery - Artists' Village is a unique Arts & Crafts gem nestled in the Surrey Hills. Discover Victorian paintings and sculpture in the historic Watts Gallery before treating yourself to lunch or a cream tea in the Tea Shop. Stroll to the nearby Grade-I listed Watts Chapel, taking in the beautiful woodlands and grounds, or find out more about the lives of our founders G F and Mary Watts on a tour of the artists' home, Limnerslease. Finally, discover art for sale in the Watts Contemporary exhibition in the Pottery Building along with a wide selection of gifts, books and homewares in the Shop.

Watts Gallery

Watts Gallery

"A hidden treasure in Compton in Surrey, stuffed with huge allergorical paintings and sparkling portraits by George Frederic Watts that were the talk of Victorian society."

Maev Kennedy The Guardian

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Watts Chapel

Watts Chapel

"It is no exaggeration to say that the Watts Cemetery Chapel is one of the most beautiful, one of the most extraordinary, original, marvellous, and magical buildings in the whole of the British Isles!" - Lucinda Lambton

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Watts Studio

Watts Studio

Be the first to see the newly restored Watts Studios, opening in Winter 2015. Explore G F Watts's studio and discover how the great artist would have worked. New exhibition spaces will tell the story of the life and work of Mary and G F Watts.


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Donate to the Limnerslease Project

Can you help us to save, conserve and transform the home of G F and Mary Watts? The acquisition of Limnerslease would be the final milestone in the creation of an ‘Artists’ Village’, alongside the other historic Arts & Crafts buildings including Watts Gallery, the Watts Cemetery Chapel and the Pottery buildings.