Events at Nymans

There’s always plenty to see and do at Nymans throughout the year. Take a look at some of our current highlights to help you plan your next visit or check out our full event listing.

Group on a tour inside Nymans house

Nymans events 

We have year round events and activities for all the family, including workshops, guided walks, and family trails. Find out more about dates, times, prices and booking information.

Children playing in garden around hedges

Letter from the garden family trail 

Explore, find and describe features of the garden on our letter inspired trail. Search for topiary shapes and silhouetted features of the garden. Design your own logo and illustrations to use on a letter and discover your special plants on a word hunt. Mon 20 Aug to Sun 28 Oct. £1 per trail, normal admission applies.

Wood owl sculpture

Lead Ranger walk 

Come and enjoy a guided walk through the woodland with our Lead Ranger. You will see the seasonal highlights and hear more about how we look after the woods and why they are so special. Tues 18 Sept at 11am. £6 per person includes tea/coffee, normal admission applies.

Practicing photography skills

Photography workshops 

Join us this October for a half day autumn garden photography workshop led by Roger Bloxham. These workshop are for those with some experience of using a digital SLR camera. 23 and 25 Oct, 10am to 1.30pm. £20 including tea/coffee & cake. To book contact 01444 405250.

Muriel, Anne and Maud Messel

The Triumph of Hope  

The Triumph of Hope exhibition, part of the National Trust's Women and Power programme, opens on Saturday 16 June and runs until Sunday 28 October 2018. 11am - 4pm.

The Snowman & Snowdog

Christmas at Nymans  

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of The Snowman™, written and illustrated by Sussex author Raymond Briggs. The popular character later teamed up with The Snowdog in the film sequel The Snowman™ and The Snowdog whose canine adventures have inspired our Christmas programme of events. From Saturday 17 November until Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Meadow flowers painting by artist John Thompson

John Thompson painting workshops 

Local artist John Thompson returns with his monthly painting workshops. Join one of these informal and relaxed days where you will be guided step by step through the process. By the end you will have created your own masterpiece to take home.

A group visit at Nymans

Nymans walks and tours 

Join a guided walk taking in the seasonal highlights or find out more about the house and family on a themed tour.

Things to do for families

For families 

From free spotter sheets, to pick up and go activities and seasonal trails - enjoy some family fun in the garden & woods.