See red headings below for details of how to find us and What3Words.
Nature in Art is currently closed.
We will re-open as soon as we are able. (Please sign up for our e.letter at the foot of the page if you would like to be informed when we are allowed to welcome visitors again.)
Our new restricted Winter opening hours under Covid-19 are: Fri – Sun 10am – 4pm. To be guaranteed access, please book tickets for the museum and coffee shop in advance.
In response to Covid-19 we have put measures in place to keep visitors and staff safe.
We hope to return to our usual times soon: Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm plus Good Friday and Bank Holidays (Closed Dec 24-26). We do NOT charge extra for special exhibitions.
Under Covid-19 restrictions we are operating number limits in the museum at all times. This means that visits to the museum galleries will be restricted to 2 hour time slots. Charges are:
- Adults £7.00
- Concessions* £6.50 (over 60s and under 16s)
- Under 8s FREE
- Family £20.00 (2 adults and 2 children)
- We offer a discount for groups (15 people or more). For information on group visits, click here.
How to Find Us: Nature in Art is on the main A38 between Gloucester and Tewkesbury. See map at foot of page.
Look out for the brown signs at our entrance. We recommend that all visitors use this main entrance when visiting. SatNav users should use the postcode for our entrance – GL2 9PG
We’ve made Nature in Art more accessible with What3Words. Find the precise location of the entrance to the:
- Museum & Gallery: https://what3words.com/trinkets.refutes.dried
- Coffee Shop: https://what3words.com/stew.keepers.illogical
The three word addresses correspond to an exact location with an accuracy of 3 metres. (Every 3 metre square of the world has been given a unique combination of three words). Click the links or search ‘trinkets.refutes.dried’ for the museum & gallery or ‘stew.keepers.illogical’ for the coffee shop at What3Words. (Get the What3Words app here.)
Buses: The Number 71 takes approximately 10 minutes from Gloucester. When arriving from Gloucester the bus stop is just 50 yards from our entrance on the same side of the road. When returning to Gloucester the bus stop is on the other side of the road. Note: There is no pedestrian crossing so care needs to be taken when crossing the road.
Click here for timetables.
Our drive is half a mile long so if you are unable to manage this please call us and we will arrange to collect you from the top of the drive. Tel: 01452 731422
Taxis: are available from Gloucester train and bus stations.
Cyclists: We welcome cyclists. There are railings beside the main building where cycles can be parked/locked.
Walkers: We recommend that walkers approach Nature in Art via the main entrance. However, there are many rights of way in the area so if you are walking the countryside you may appreciate Nature in Art as an inspiring stop-off. You can search for rights of way here
OUR POSTAL ADDRESS IS: Wallsworth Hall, Main A38, Twigworth, Gloucester, GL2 9PA
FOR DETAILS OF ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP (season ticket) GIVING UNLIMITED FREE ADMISSION AND OTHER BENEFITS CLICK HERE
We regularly welcome individuals and groups with disabilities. There is ramped access for wheelchair users. Inside there is a lift and level or ramped access to the garden, art studios etc and wheelchair users toilets.
Please note that the lift may not be able to accommodate some wheelchairs and the toilets may not be suitable for all wheelchair users. We are addressing this situation at the moment. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require information before you visit.
The museum has two wheelchairs for free loan to visitors who might need them (booking in advance is recommended).
Guide dogs for the sight and hearing impaired are welcome. With prior notice we are pleased to make extra tactile exhibits available for visitors with visual impairment.
Within our gallery spaces there are always a number of themed handling boxes which are aimed at helping children and families explore, discover and learn more about Nature in Art’s collection and various art techniques. Elsewhere, there also is brass-rubbing, an outside sculpture trail and a small play area.
Throughout the holidays there are organised activities. Click here for details.
In 2013 Nature in Art was a runner up in the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Awards.
Research or out-of-hours visits
If you are interested in research or visiting out-of-hours, please get in touch to make an appointment. We would be pleased to hear from you.
Group Visits to Nature in Art
We offer a discount for groups (15 people or more) visiting Nature in Art. To find out more about what to expect as part of a group, click here.
If you are planning a visit, find more things to do in the area HERE