Things to see & do

Our highlights

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What's on at Nymans

There's always lots to see and do here, from family fun to creative workshops. Find out what's on over the next few months, including:

  • photography workshop
  • children's woodland workshop
  • guided wildflower & bluebell walk
  • book reading with Peter Lovesey
  • pests and diseases workshop
  • local artist display
  • guided garden walks
  • art workshops
  • family discovery trail

Spring time in the garden and woods

Spring is an exciting time with some delightful jewels to be found while wandering in the gardens.

Early bulbs of dainty crocus and snowdrops are followed by bright yellow daffodils and nodding fritillaries.

Then in mid spring the rhododendron, camellia, azeleas and magnolia fill the garden with a magnificent floral display.

The woods in spring are carpeted with wild flowers and swathes of bluebells, and the sound of bird song fills the air.

Art workshop with John Thompson

Local artist & tutor John Thompson returns with more of his popular painting workshops.

May - bluebell woods
June - summer meadow
July - summer flower border
August - reflections in water
September - autumn reflections
October - autumn woods
November - clouds in landscape

£60 per workshop, includes all materials. Bookings on 01444 405250

Guided walks

Our volunteer garden rangers run free daily guided tours exploring Nyman's history, plant collection and seasonal highlights. Perhaps you'd like to join one of our other special interest walks too?

Mobility buggy tours

Catch a ride with our volunteer buggy drivers and let them show you the gardens in comfort. There are free tours departing daily to the garden & woods. We also have wheelchairs available.

Family fun

Whether you like venturing into the wild on a geocaching challenge, creating some arts and crafts, or going on a hunt with a spotter trail there are lots of fun things for families to do at Nymans.