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Nymans

Garden

Staplefield Road
Handcross
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH17 6EB

Tel: +44 01444 405254

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Set in the High Weald with splendid views, the Nymans estate was created by the Messel family and their gardeners. The garden is a series of experimental designs with spectacular planting and all-year-round beauty, created in the changing fashion of early 20th century gardening. Both a horticulturalist's dream and a peaceful country garden, it's easy to lose yourself in its intimate and surprising corners. The house, transformed into a gothic mansion in the twenties, burnt down shortly after, leaving romantic ruins. The remaining rooms are unexpectedly charming, filled with flowers from the garden reflecting the taste of Anne Messel, Countess of Rosse. Oliver Messel's television draped in stage curtains is one of the more curious objects inside. Ancient woods beyond the garden dip into the valley, providing wonderful walks among avenues, wild flowers, lake and cascades.

Licensed Pavilion Restaurant and extensive shop & plant sales area open same days as garden, restaurant close at dusk if earlier than  times stated below.   Shop, garden and restaurant close at dusk if earlier than times stated above

 To find out about the exciting events taking place throughout the year at Nymans please visit our website.

Awards

  • Visit England Awards -Code of Practice Code of Practice 2012
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2017

Opening Times

2017 (1 Mar 2017 - 31 Oct 2017)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0017:00*
2017 (1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday10:0016:00*
Tuesday10:0016:00*
Wednesday10:0016:00*
Thursday10:0016:00*
Friday10:0016:00*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*

* Please note: Garden, woods, cafe, gallery, 2nd hand bookshop - 2014 - open all year. House open 1 March-31 October.
Closed Christmas day & Boxing day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.50
Child£5.50
Family (1 Adult 2 Children)£16.00
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)£26.00 per ticket
Group Adult£9.00 per ticket
Group Child£4.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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