In and around Cheshire

Red deer stag at Lyme, Cheshire in early autumn

Great houses and glorious gardens, moorland landscapes and medieval deer parks - choose your day out with us in Cheshire.

Snowy walking boots

Winter walks in Cheshire & Merseyside 

Spot winter wildlife, take in stunning views and relax with friends – our rangers know the best spots to walk!

Children learning new skills at the Apprentice House

A Woman's Work is Never Done

Discover a new exhibition at Quarry Bank that shines a light on the experiences of the women and girls who lived and worked there, whose stories have often been invisible. Using art, humour and Quarry Bank's amazing archives, A Woman's Work is Never Done tells historical stories that continue to have an ongoing meaning and relevance today.

Two people looking intrigued by the interiors of a stately home

Uncover Secret Dunham

Experience this grandest of family homes exclusively by guided tour from 11 February for six weeks only and uncover secrets from its colourful past. Sneak a peek at the last stages of winter conservation work and marvel at treasures from the stores on our Torchlight, Truths and Treasures tour or step back in time on a Below Stairs tour and find out what life was like for Dunham’s servants.

Thomas Legh, Lyme's intrepid explorer.

Discover Regency Lyme

Experience Regency life at Lyme in 2017. Enjoy dancing and dressing up and discover the story of the people who lived, worked in and helped to restore this great Cheshire country house, including Lyme's own Regency Indiana Jones, Thomas Legh.

Where to visit?

Visitors on a guided group tour with a volunteer guide

Supporter groups in Cheshire 

Why not join your local supporter group in Cheshire? You can join a more active volunteers group, or come along to a centre or an association that focuses on fundraising and fun trips and tours.