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.

Watering can in garden

Design your garden trail 

Spot the watering cans in the garden to find out about some of the different plants and flowers we grow. Collect the names and symbols of each plant and then choose your favourites to design your own garden or flower bed. Mon 24 Apr to Sun 18 Jun. £1 per trail, normal admission applies.

Women taking photo of daffodils at Nymans

Photography workshops 

Join us this May for a half day garden photography workshop led by Roger Bloxham. We have workshop for beginners wanting to know more about using their digital cameras and also workshops for those wanting to learn more about close up photography.

Colourful summer borders in the gardens at Nymans, West Sussex

Nymans Garden Experience 

Spend the day with the garden team at Nymans and learn how they care for one the National Trusts most premier gardens. Your day will include a tour with the Head Gardener, a master class in propagation and lunch in the cafe. Tues 5 Sept.

Woodland path 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. *Please note all April workshops are sold out.

John Newling - the origin of Q

John Newling - A Language from the garden  

A major new contemporary art commission for Nymans. Decode the language of flowers by finding twenty-six marble slabs located throughout the garden. An installation in the house shows delicate flower pressings and prints. Runs until Wednesday 31 May: 10am - 5pm.

A group visit at Nymans

Guided walks this winter 

Join a guided walk taking in the seasonal highlights.

Things to do for families

For families 

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