Nymans - National Trust

Nymans - National Trust
Staplefield Road
Handcross
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH17 6EB
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans

E-mail

nymans@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

General enquiries & wheelchair booking

01444 405250

Fax

01444 405254

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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Nymans is one of the great gardens of the Sussex Weald and is internationally famous for its beauty and collection of rare plants. It is the achievement of three generations of the Messel family over a period of over a hundred years.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

National Trust members Free
Please see our website for admission charges

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Natural Sciences

Key artists and exhibits

  • Messel family
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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A Beginners Guide: Propagation

  • 5 September 2014 10am-3pm

Spend a day in our Nursery and Potting Shed with members of our propagation team as they demonstrate and discuss their practise of taking soft-wood and semi ripe cuttings, organic pest control and potting a variety of plants including half hardies, perennials and shrubs. Take cuttings of your own and pot a few up to take home with advice on aftercare. Learn about our sowing calendars and preparation for September sowing in your own garden.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

All Tickets £40.00 including morning tea, cake, coffee. Booking Essential 01444 405250.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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Great British Walk: A Gardener's Walk

  • 10 September 2014 2-3pm
  • 17 September 2014 2-3pm
  • 24 September 2014 2-3pm
  • 1 October 2014 2-3pm
  • 8 October 2014 2-3pm

Discover Nymans in the autumn with a gardener's walk to their favourite part of the garden every Wednesday at 14:00 throughout Great British walk weeks.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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Great British Walk: A Woodland Guide

  • 11 September 2014 11:30am-12:30pm
  • 18 September 2014 11:30am-12:30pm
  • 25 September 2014 11:30am-12:30pm
  • 2 October 2014 11:30am-12:30pm
  • 9 October 2014 11:30am-12:30pm

Come to Nymans and experience a woodland walk through the eyes of a woods volunteer, every Thursday throughout the Great British Walk weeks.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

Heritage Open Days 2014: Nymans

  • 13 — 14 September 2014

Welcome to Nymans, a National Trust garden and countryside estate. Visit during Heritage Open Days for free entry and a rare opportunity to look behind-the-scenes of the atmospheric ruins of the Messel house with members of the house team. Learn about the rooms that were lost in the fire of 1947 and see areas normally closed to the public. Explore the show rooms which were once occupied by Anne Messel and see inside the seldom open iconic Dovecote. Make the most of your day with a leisurely stroll through the gardens and woodlands. Please be aware that hard hats must be warn inside the ruins - but don't worry, we supply the attractive headwear, no need to bring your own.

Admission

Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/nymans-heritage-open-days

Bluebells

Introduction To Gardening Workshops - Various Topics

  • 19 September 2014 1-2pm

They will all be one hour workshops taking place in the early afternoon on the third Thursday of every month. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans for details. Dates subject to change, please check with Nymans before travelling. Partial disabled access.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

The workshops are free but normal garden admission applies to Non-RHS Main Members (approximately £10.00).

Bluebells

Introduction To Gardening Workshops - Various Topics

  • 16 October 2014 1-2pm

They will all be one hour workshops taking place in the early afternoon on the third Thursday of every month. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans for details. Dates subject to change, please check with Nymans before travelling. Partial disabled access.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

The workshops are free but normal garden admission applies to Non-RHS Main Members (approximately £10.00).

Bluebells

Introduction To Gardening Workshops - Various Topics

  • 20 November 2014 1-2pm

They will all be one hour workshops taking place in the early afternoon on the third Thursday of every month. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans for details. Dates subject to change, please check with Nymans before travelling. Partial disabled access.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

The workshops are free but normal garden admission applies to Non-RHS Main Members (approximately £10.00).

Bluebells

Introduction To Gardening Workshops - Various Topics

  • 18 December 2014 1-2pm

They will all be one hour workshops taking place in the early afternoon on the third Thursday of every month. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans for details. Dates subject to change, please check with Nymans before travelling. Partial disabled access.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

The workshops are free but normal garden admission applies to Non-RHS Main Members (approximately £10.00).

Bluebells

Introduction To Gardening Workshops

  • 15 January 2015 1-2pm

They will all be one hour workshops taking place in the early afternoon on the third Thursday of every month. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans for details. Dates subject to change, please check with Nymans before travelling. Partial disabled access.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

The workshops are free but normal garden admission applies to Non-RHS Main Members (approximately £10.00).

Bluebells

Introduction To Gardening Workshops

  • 19 February 2015 1-2pm

They will all be one hour workshops taking place in the early afternoon on the third Thursday of every month. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans for details. Dates subject to change, please check with Nymans before travelling. Partial disabled access.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

The workshops are free but normal garden admission applies to Non-RHS Main Members (approximately £10.00).

Bluebells

Introduction To Gardening Workshops

  • 19 March 2015 1-2pm

They will all be one hour workshops taking place in the early afternoon on the third Thursday of every month. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans for details. Dates subject to change, please check with Nymans before travelling. Partial disabled access.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Bluebells

Introduction To Gardening Workshops

  • 16 April 2015 1-2pm

They will all be one hour workshops taking place in the early afternoon on the third Thursday of every month. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans for details. Dates subject to change, please check with Nymans before travelling. Partial disabled access.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

The workshops are free but normal garden admission applies to Non-RHS Main Members (approximately £10.00).

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