Arts and Crafts


The Arts and Crafts Gallery in the Museum


Gertrude Jekyll

Jekyll was an artist, plantswoman, garden designer and craftswoman who lived in Godalming for most of her life.


Hugh Thackeray Turner

Thackeray Turner was an architect who designed several buildings in west Surrey and London, including the Phillips Memorial Cloister and Westbrook


Sir Edwin Lutyens

Lutyens was the Architect of The cenotaph in London, many official buildings and several Arts and Crafts buildings in west Surrey

Local Studies Library

Delve into the wealth of
information in the Local Studies Library


The town can also be used as a base to see countryside painted by Myles Birket Foster and Helen Allingham, which came to define the English rural idyll. The Watts Gallery, Chapel and Artists' Village are also nearby in Compton