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.

Conifer Avenue in Nymans woods

Woodland Walks: Ranger’s Choice 

Enjoy a guided walk through the woodland, exploring the many different wonders of the woods as chosen by the people who know them the best. From birds and butterflies to wildflowers and folklore. Free, normal admission applies.

Practicing photography skills

Photography workshops 

A range of workshops to capture the wonders of nature, led by Roger Bloxham. From a woodland photography walk and a half day workshop with your digital SLR to a stroll in the woods with your smartphone.

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 sequel 'The Snowman™ and The Snowdog' whose canine adventures have inspired our Christmas programme of events. Sat 17 Nov - Weds 2 Jan.

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.