Group Visits

Whether your group wants an overview of the collection, has a special area of interest or wishes to explore a particular exhibition, we can provide a wide range of tours and talks to meet your requirements.

Groups of 8 or more people save on admission prices and also get a discount in our shop. A variety of catering options are also available from our award-winning Tea Shop.

All coach drivers and Blue Badge Guides bringing groups receive free admission.

Download our Groups Guide for details.

Groups Guide 2017/18 Download


Contact Us

To discuss your group's requirements and to book, please call 01483 813589 or email groups@wattsgallery.org.uk. You can also download our Group Visits Booking Form at the bottom of this page.

We recommend booking a minimum of 1 month in advance. All bookings are subject to availability.


Tours, Talks & Workshops

Explore the Artists' Village and its incredible collections with a range of tour options, including foreign language tours and audio-description tours for blind and partially sighted visitors.

A Full Day at the Artists' Village

Enjoy a full day at the Artists' Village with tours of Watts Gallery, Watts Chapel and Limnerslease house plus the opportunity to explore the temporary exhibitions.

  • £20 per person
  • Duration: 6 hours

Watts Gallery Tour

Discover the most famous, beautiful and challenging artworks by England's greatest Victorian artist, G F Watts, including paintings and sculptures.

  • £4 per person
  • Duration: 40 minutes



Limnerslease Tour

Explore the home of G F and Mary Watts, one of the most celebrated Arts & Crafts houses in Surrey, designed by the famous architect Sir Ernest George.

  • £5 per person
  • Duration: 1.25 hours

Watts Chapel

See the Grade I listed Arts & Crafts masterpiece, designed by Mary Watts and created by Mary and people from the local village.

  • £5 per person
  • Duration: 1.25 hours


Exhibition Tour

Our critically acclaimed temporary exhibition programme sheds new light on Victorian art and social history. See what's on and what's coming soon here.

  • £5 per person
  • Duration: 30 minutes

The De Morgan Collection

Uncover the jewel-like ceramics and oil paintings of William and Evelyn De Morgan, key figures in the Arts & Crafts movement, on long-term loan to the Artists' Village.

  • £5 per person
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Artists' Village Walking Tour

Learn more about the historic Arts & Crafts architecture of the Artists' Village on a guided walking tour of the entire estate.

  • £6 per person
  • Duration: 1.5 hours

Pottery Workshop

Enjoy a hands-on pottery experience led by a professional potter. Use Mary Watts's amazing Chapel decoration as inspiration for your own designs.

  • £15 per person
  • Duration: 2.5 hours

Off-Site Talk

Invite one of our expert guides to come to your group. Select from subjects including the restoration of Watts Gallery and Watts Studios, the Artists' Village and Mary Watts and Watts Chapel.

  • £85
  • Duration: 1 hour

Joint Visits

Gain a unique insight into Surrey's heritage by visiting two venues in one day. Email groups@wattsgallery.org.uk for details.


                        
                    

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FAQs

Looking to organise a day out at the Artists' Village for a group? Download our booking information below and find out the answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions Download
Groups Booking Form Download

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

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Conservation Open Studio

13 Dec

Christina Rossetti in Song

15 Dec

Limnerslease Tours: The Artists' Home

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16 Dec

The Make Space

16 Dec

De Morgan Collection Talks

18 Dec

Exhibition Tour: Christina Rossetti: Vision & Verse

18 Dec

Russell Jakubowski: Open Studio

19 Dec

Conservation Open Studio

20 Dec

The Make Space

23 Dec