Nymans was the home of the talented and creative Messel family. Today it is one of Englands most inspiring gardens. Exuberant floral displays, captivating views and stunning plant collections are designed to impress, while its rooms, corners and archways offer intimate and secret places in which to relax. At the centre of the garden stands the enchanting family home filled with beautifully arranged antiques and artefacts. Dramatic ruins add to the pervading sense of romance, while the woodland beyond beckons you to explore further. Featuring photographs old and new and quotes from family members, this book is an enlightening guide to a very special place.