The Garden Guide

Nymans Garden

The garden was started by Ludwig Messel in 1890 and looked after by his family after his death. Arthur Hellyer remarked that it is 'a collector's garden, yet it is also a designed garden'. One regrets that the two enthusiasms are rarely combined. There are good collections of magnolias, camellias, eucryphias and heathers. William Robinson advised on the herbaceous borders, which are punctuated with topiary
Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Photograph © C.E. Bourke/The Art of English Gardens
Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Photograph ©
Photograph © Charlotte Weychan

Handcross, nr Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England, RH17 6EB

Mid February to October: Open 11 am to 6pm Wednesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays. November to mid February: Open 11am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday only.

Adult £8.50 (includes voluntary Gift Aid donation)

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