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 guided walk in a meadow

Nymans events 

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

Illustration from The Green Ship

Flights of Fancy: the Wondrous World of Quentin Blake 

Leap into a fantasy world with a new exhibition of work from legendary illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake. Open from Saturday 26 October until Sunday 19 April.

A group standing on prospect looking at the view

Wellness trail 

This winter take things at a slower pace on our wellness trail. Look out for signposts around the garden highlighting our favourite places for reflection.

Visitors in the garden on an Easter egg hunt

Easter at Nymans 

Easter holiday fun with a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt starting on Sat 4 Apr until Sun 19 Apr. Join us for nature and imagination themed fun inspired by Quentin Blake’s The Green Ship. £3.

Practicing photography skills

Photography workshops 

A range of workshops to capture the wonders of the garden and woods through the seasons, led by Roger Bloxham. From woodland photography walks to half day workshops with your digital SLR.

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.

Children in long grass in the garden

Half-term fun 

This half-term enjoy the colourful gardens and woods with nature activities. Make your own clay creature in the potting shed and go on a minibeast themed family trail.

Nymans magnolia soulangeana

Head Gardener Walks 

Join an exclusive guided tour with our Head Gardener taking in the seasonal highlights of the garden. Find out what's at its best this season and what to look forward to in the following months. £10 per person includes tea/coffee, 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 trees. Free, normal admission applies.

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.