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.

Local artist creative workshops

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.

Close up of a stone grotesque

Making faces family trail 

While exploring the gardens imagine you are a portrait artist and search for colours and textures you could use in a painting. Hunt for different faces on the statues and see who can do the best impression of one? Sat 21 Apr to Sun 3 Jun. £1 per trail, normal admission applies.

Bluebell wood in spring

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 8 May at 11am. £6 per person includes tea/coffee, normal admission applies.

Self portrait of Oliver Messel

Portraits by Oliver Messel 

Oliver Messel was a world renowned designer, enjoying great success predominantly in the theatre. Nymans' new exhibition for 2018 examines his lesser known talent as a portrait painter, with a unique collection of portraits and archive material.

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.