Family learning

Explore, Discover, Make!

'I brought my 6-year-old daughter and my 71-year-old mother with me at half term and they both loved it! Thought the children's pack was excellent.'

There is something for every member of the family at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village. Explore with exciting free trails and tactile resources, discover more on guided tour and make all kinds of arts and crafts at one of our artist-led workshops.

Free family trails and resources

Explore the Artists' Village as a family with one of our self-guided family trails. All trails are free with adult admission.

In Person

Eye Spy Trail

Collect from the Visitor Centre | Free with admission

Become an art detective and use the picture clues to find the artworks. Can you find them all?

Art & Action Trail
Collect from the Visitor Centre | Free with admission

Discover art with a social purpose in the exhibition, Art & Action. This trail transforms into a postcard for you to colour, customise and send to a friend.

Families Smartify Tour

What stories do our artworks have to tell? Learn about some favourites from our collection on Smartify.

Smartify is free to download to your device from both Google Play and the App Store. Free WIFI is available in Watts Gallery.

Verey Playwood

Enjoy swings, stepping stones and making camps in our woodlands. Monday - Sunday and free to enjoy.


Watts at Home - Make Space

Get creative with all the family with the Watts at home digital Make Space! Discover simple art tutorials specially designed by Watts's Make Space artists. Guided by video tutorials and free printable activity sheets, experiment with different techniques and explore the wonderful creations that can be made from limited resources.

Click here to see our Make Space activities.

Watts at Home - Watts Tots

Enjoy a Watts Tots activity perfect for under 5s as part of our online Make Space!

Click here to explore Watts Tots.

Family Events and Workshops

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