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


What's on

Upcoming events

Garden Tours - daily at 11am & 2pm

Tue 28 Jun 2022
A free guided tour of the Nymans garden. Tours run daily at 11am and 2pm.

Rising from the ashes: the story of Nymans' fire. Sat 22 Jan - Sun 30 Oct

Tue 28 Jun 2022
A new exhibition which tells the story of how the Messel family overcame the fire at Nymans. Opens Sat 22 Jan until Sun 30 Oct 2022, 11am - 3.30pm.

Nymans Lates, every Friday in June & July

Fri 01 Jul 2022
Make the most of the long summer evenings and experience the garden in a whole new light. The horsebox will be open for light refreshments and dogs are welcome for these special evening openings.

Outdoor theatre: Jane Eyre

Wed 13 Jul 2022
Heartbreak Productions is delighted to present this original outdoor theatre adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s classic, Jane Eyre.

Let's Play at Nymans

Sat 23 Jul 2022
Ready for an adventure? Then head for the special summer play pavilion. Available until the end of the summer holidays, you can use the look-out point to survey your surroundings, listen out for nearby wildlife, or invent your own way to play.

John Thompson art workshop: Floral Border. Thurs 28, Fri 29 & Sat 30 Jul

Thu 28 Jul 2022
Join John Thompson, Artist in Residence, for this full day art workshop in the rustic and cosy potting shed at Nymans.

Things to see and do

Walking your dogs at Nymans

Dogs at Nymans

Dogs will be welcome back in the garden in autumn 2022 from 31st October 2022 until 12 February 2023. Please note that dogs are not currently allowed in the garden. Dogs on a lead are allowed in the woodland all year round. Assistance dogs allowed at all times.


Eating and shopping

Shopping at Nymans



A summer wedding in the Loggia at Nymans

Your wedding at Nymans  

Congratulations on your engagement and thank you for considering Nymans for your special day. Ceremonies at Nymans take place in the stunning Italianate Loggia set in the Sunk Garden. It's the perfect setting for a memorable, stylish and unique ceremony.



View across the Forecourt Garden from the Dovecote

How Nymans house was built 

The medieval style manor is not as old as it seems. Before the Messel family bought Nymans it was a plain Regency style house, built around 1839 by George Harrington.


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Our work

Ash dieback in a mature tree

Ash dieback at Nymans 

Many of the ash trees at Nymans are unfortunately suffering from ash dieback. Over the coming months we’ll be felling affected trees where they could impact on our visitor’s safety. Work is likely to begin the week beginning 8 November and will continue through February.



The borders at Nymans in summer

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.


Art and collections

Our collections

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