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Founded in 1904 as the only gallery in the UK devoted to a single artist, Watts Gallery – Artists' Village offers a unique insight into the life and work of 'England's Michelangelo' G F Watts and his wife, the designer and artist Mary Watts. The Artists' Village carries on the Wattses' legacy of 'Art for All' with its historic and contemporary galleries, working Artist in Residence and conservation studios and an extensive learning programme.

Admissions & Opening Times

Admissions & Opening Times

The friendly staff at our Visitors Centre will help you make the most out of your day. Browse our shop at the end of your visit to find the perfect souvenir.

Admissions & Opening times

How to find us

How to find us

Located in the village of Compton close to the historic market town of Guildford, Watts Gallery - Artists' Village is easily accessible by car or public transport.

How to find us

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Our exhibitions programme celebrates Victorian tastes from Pre-Raphaelite paintings to romantic landscapes and photography to ceramics.

What's On

Group Visits

Group Visits

We welcome groups and can provide a range of bespoke itineraries and tours. We also offer discounts for parties of 8 or more people when booked in advance.

Group Visits

Family Visits

Family Visits

There's plenty for each member of the family to enjoy including activities for under 5's to teens and a programme of workshops and events throughout the year.

Family visits

The Tea Shop

The Tea Shop

Open 7 days a week, The Tea Shop provides fresh, seasonal food made on the premises and served by friendly staff.

Tea Shop

The Watts Shop

The Watts Shop

The Watts Shop is open daily, stocking a wide range of goods from art books to clothing and handmade crafts.

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Venue Hire

Venue Hire

Choose a venue to remember: Watts Gallery - Artists' Village offers a range of packages to suit every need.

Venue Hire