Visit the Gallery








Opening times

Summer opening hours (from 28th March):

Daily from 10:30am – 4:30pm.

Last entry: 4pm

Winter opening hours:

Thurs – Sun only: 11am – 4:30pm

Last entry: 4pm

Admission prices

Admission prices

Adults £7.00
Age 18 to 25 years £3.50
Art Fund £3.50
Museum Assoc. £3.50
Advantage Cards £3.50

Free entry for:
Friends of the Gallery, Carers, Accompanied Children (under 18)

School pupil sketching from unfinished painting on Gallery wall

Getting here

Getting here

Our address is 16 High Street, Cookham, Berkshire SL6 9SJ, UK.

Cookham is in Berkshire, 4 miles from Maidenhead, 30 miles from London and 19 miles from Reading.

The Cookham branch railway line connects at Maidenhead with the Reading/Paddington line. Maidenhead is also a station on the Elizabeth line.

The Gallery is a level 10 minute walk from the station.

There is free on-street parking only (2 hour limit) and a free car park close by that has several spaces.

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View of Cookham Bridge (1936)
View of Cookham Bridge (1936)


All areas accessible to disabled visitors. 

Accessibility Guide >

Visitor Guidance >

Level access and exhibition area with lift to mezzanine floor.

Evenly lit exhibition space.

Assistance dogs welcome.

There are public toilets in the car park around the corner which have disabled facilities.

Group visits


Group visits

Private group walks and talks

We are now able to offer adult group visits with a guided visit of the Gallery exhibition and ‘Spencer’s Village’ – a 60-minute walk through his ‘holy suburb of Heaven’.

The charge is £10 per head for walk or talk, or £15 per head for a combined ticket, with a minimum cost of £100.  Groups of more than 15 will be split and given separate guides. For more information about availability please email

We also offer disability access group visits free of charge.  For information, please email

For school group bookings, email

Further info

Portrait of Eric Williams MC
Portrait of Eric Williams MC (1954)

Further info

Knowledgeable custodians are on hand in the Gallery to answer your questions and we have an accessible library and archive. You can just drop in on your visit to Cookham – no booking is required.

There are also lots of tea rooms, pubs and restaurants close by.

Group bookings can be arranged for parties of between 10 and 20 people (with some flexibility) for a gallery talk and a guided walk. The walk takes in many parts of the village where Stanley Spencer set his paintings.  For group bookings please email

There is also a self-guided walk pamphlet available to buy at the gallery.

Become a custodian of the Gallery

Play an essential role in the day to day running of the gallery – welcoming visitors, explaining the  theme of current exhibitions and answering questions about Stanley and his works.