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.

View across the arboretum and woods  in winter

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

Close up of a picture frame with Dovecote

Frames of fun family trail 

Linking in with the Oliver Messel exhibition of portraits, imagine the garden is a gallery, but we have removed the pictures from their frames. How many different frames can you spot throughout the garden? Sat 20 Jan to Sun 25 Mar. £1 per trail, normal admission applies.

Seascape 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.