Important notice -

To avoid disappointment please book your visit to Nymans in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends, school holidays and bank holidays. If you don't book we can't guarantee admission.

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 before visiting 

The gardens, shop & plant centre and woodland at Nymans are open. Your safety and that of our staff and volunteers is our priority, so we’re continuing to limit numbers to maintain social distancing. We recommend you book your visit in advance & you may be turned away if you arrive without a booking, especially at busy times such as weekends and Bank Holidays. Please follow government guidance on travel.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Nymans (19 Apr - 25 Apr)

Tue 20 Apr 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Nymans.

Things to see and do

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Take part in our 2021 Easter egg trail 

Our Easter trails in nature have been extended into May. Discover your local family-friendly trail at Nymans with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward.

Visitors walking through a garden in spring

Visiting this spring 

Our gardens, parks and countryside locations are open. Cafés are offering a takeaway service and some outdoor seating is available at cafés in England only. Some shops are open in England and Wales but remain closed in Northern Ireland. All houses are currently closed. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors remains our priority. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance.


Eating and shopping

2020 retail products

Stop off at our shop

Our shop and plant centre have reopened. In line with government guidance visitors will be required to wear a face covering from 24 July. Please bring one along with you. We've also introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Nymans for everyone, for ever.

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Eating at Nymans

The café is open for take away service only. Serving hot & cold drinks, snacks, cakes & bakes. Please wear a face covering while visiting the cafe.



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