A garden lovers' home for all seasons, with an extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins.

Frog image from dancing frog story

Christmas at Nymans

This festive season we've plenty to keep everyone busy, from traditional wreath making to a Quentin Blake inspired family trail. Find giant frog sculptures throughout the garden, all created by 'Wild in Art' our partners in last years Snowdog trail.

Upcoming events

Sneak Peek Tour

Tue 15 Oct 2019
Learn more about the fascinating house and collection with our guided tour of the Messel Family Rooms.

Guided garden walk

Tue 15 Oct 2019
Come on a guided walk of the gardens led by our experienced and knowledgeable garden rangers.

Dream House Tour

Tue 15 Oct 2019
Learn more about the fascinating house and ruins with our guided tour of the exterior.

Art Workshop with John Thompson: View through a window

Thu 17 Oct 2019
Local artist & tutor John Thompson returns with his popular painting workshops. John takes inspiration from seasonal changes on the landscape and gardens of Nymans. This month's theme is View through a window.

Woodland Walk: Ranger’s Choice

Thu 17 Oct 2019
Join us on a walk as autumn arrives and the woodland changes to reveal beautiful colours in the tree canopy and vegetation beneath.

Autumn family trail

Sat 26 Oct 2019
Join us this half-term for an autumnal pumpkin hunt, taking on some fun seasonal challenges along the way.

Eating and shopping


Our work

Ruins outside looknig in

Opening the ruins  

Over the next three years we'll be making essential repairs to the ruins with the aim of opening them to visitors. We've a long way to go but work has already started and you can get involved too as we explain here.

South African border in late summer at Nymans

Photography and filming at Nymans 

From pre-wedding shoots to full film crews, Nymans aims to accommodate all projects, no matter how big or small.


Venue hire

Get married at Nymans

Weddings at Nymans  

Nymans is a stunning location to hire for weddings and private functions. With many beautiful and romantic settings available, we'll ensure that you have a day to remember.



A group visit at Nymans

Groups at Nymans 

We can help you make the most of a visit to Nymans and make sure that your group has a fantastic day out. We have so much to interest every member of your group.


Places to stay

Woodlands Cottage

Nymans Woodlands Cottage 

A stay at Woodlands Cottage surrounded by ancient woodland in the High Weald AONB is the perfect country retreat. Once the home of the estate game keeper, this picturesque cottage was built in 1868 and is situated in the heart of Nymans woodland. Beyond the woods, at the top of the hill, is Nymans itself, with its partially ruined house and world renowned garden.


Get involved

Young volunteers talking to a visitor

Volunteer with us  

Help us care for this special place by volunteering at Nymans. Do something worthwhile, make new friends, learn new skills or even start a new career with the skills you've picked up along the way.


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Nymans on the National Trust Collections website