Explore the dramatic architecture of the house - part Regency, part pseudo-medieval, and now part ruin following a fire in 1947. Nothing is quite as it seems but our room stewards are on hand to explain how this intriguing house fits together.
Explore the Messel family rooms
The house at Nymans is presented as Anne, the Countess of Rosse, kept it when she lived here. The rooms are open everyday from 11am until 3pm.
Discover our collection
We have a large and fascinating collection containing almost every type of object. Find out more through the National Trust Collections website?
When Maud Messel lived at Nymans she hid a toy fox within the rooms for her grandchildren to find. Today, children visiting Nymans can still enjoy finding Foxy who is hidden somewhere within the Messel family rooms.
Great War stories
To mark the centenary of the First World War, we are holding an exhibition telling the story of the Messel family's experiences as a German family in England during wartime.
The Cooks' Kitchen houses a series of regularly changing displays on the working life of Nymans - past and present.