Eating & shopping

Our café

 © Lucy Heal

Open from 10am our café offers some great dishes made in-house using fresh, seasonal produce including cakes and other treats. We offer a range of hot and cold meals as well as a selection of vegetarian food. Kids can enjoy the pic 'n' mix lunchbox selections.

If you're in a hurry, our 'grab and go' kiosk sells a range of sandwiches, crisps and ice cream.

What's on offer in the café?


Unique gift ideas

  • Special books for sale at Nymans © National Trust

    Secondhand bookshop

    Find a treasure or a holiday read in our secondhand bookshop in the garden.

  • Cute wooden reindeer from our woodland crafts sales © Jemma Donaldson, National Trust

    Woodland wonders

    Discover handmade curiosities amongst our woodland products.

  • We have a range of garden products, plants and advice in our Plant Centre © National Trust/ Jemma Donaldson

    Garden gifts

    Browse our Garden centre for a variety of plants, outdoor art & gift ideas.

National Trust, Nymans, West Sussex, shopping, lifestyle products © NTI/John Millar

National Trust, Nymans, West Sussex, shopping, lifestyle products

Great reasons to shop with us

Why not treat yourself with a gift from our shop and plant centre?

  • Great range of locally sourced products
  • Extensive range of good value plants
  • 'Nymans Collection' of plants all grown at Nymans
  • Seasonal gift ideas

Discover more about what's in the shop

Local authors read at Nymans

Tom Grieves at a recent reading in the potting shed

The bookshop hosts a programme of readings by local authors throughout the year. Based in the rustic potting shed readings take place all year round with something special planned for Christmas.  

For further information, or to reserve a place at one of the readings, please contact

The bookshop at Nymans

The thriving and popular bookshop at Nymans

The thriving and popular bookshop at Nymans

Nymans bookshop is a book lover's paradise. Located in the heart of the garden the shop raises funds for conservation projects in the house and collection. We regularly replenish our stock with a diverse range of titles from £1 bargains to rare first editions and collectors books.

More about the popular bookshop