Important notice -

We're now welcoming visitors without pre-booked tickets during the week after 12pm. While booking guarantees your visit, we do have more spaces for those who haven't booked ahead. Please continue to book at weekends, school and bank holidays.

A garden lovers' home for all seasons, with an extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins.

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Please book ahead at busy times 

The gardens, shop & plant centre, secondhand bookshop and woodland at Nymans are open. The house will reopen on Monday 17 May, government restrictions permitting. There's no need to book ahead for your visit during the week after 12pm although we do ask that you continue to book in advance at weekends and during school and bank holidays,. You may be turned away if you arrive without a booking at these times. Access to woods through car park only. To help speed up your entry to the garden please have your membership card ready. Dogs on leads in the woods please and assistance dogs only in the garden.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Nymans (17 May - 23 May)

Tue 18 May 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Nymans.

Things to see and do

Summer at Nymans 2021

Visitors walking through a garden in spring

Visiting this spring 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops and countryside locations are open to visit. Many houses in England and Wales have reopened, with houses in Northern Ireland expected to reopen from 24 May. Advance booking for visits helps us keep everyone safe and socially distanced. At quieter times such as weekdays, booking shouldn't be necessary, but to guarantee entry we recommend booking in advance, especially at weekends and bank holidays.


Eating and shopping

2020 retail products

Stop off at our shop

Our shop and plant centre have now reopened with social distancing measures in place. In line with government guidance visitors will be required to wear a face covering, please bring one along with you. Thanks to your purchases we're able to continue looking after Nymans for everyone, for ever. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Woman carrying takeaway hot drinks

Eating at Nymans

The café is open for take away service only at the moment. Breakfast baps are served 10am-12pm and on the menu are: hot pork & stuffing sandwiches, pea & mint soup, jacket potatoes & a mixed bean chilli one pot. We also have sandwiches, cakes, bakes and ice cream ready for you to pick up & enjoy on your visit. Please wear a face covering while visiting the cafe.



Get married at Nymans

Your wedding at Nymans  

Congratulations on your engagement and thank you for considering Nymans for your special day. Ceremonies at Nymans take place in the stunning Italianate Loggia set in the Sunk Garden. It's the perfect setting for a memorable, stylish and unique ceremony.



View across the Forecourt Garden from the Dovecote

How Nymans house was built 

The medieval style manor is not as old as it seems. Before the Messel family bought Nymans it was a plain Regency style house, built around 1839 by George Harrington.


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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Nymans on the National Trust Collections website