Glorious house, surrounded by gardens, moorland and deer park


Things to see and do

The path and trees to the Cage covered in snow

Cool and crisp Wintery days and wildlife wonders 

Wild and Wintery days spent exploring the angular and dramatic displays of the coldest season.

Upcoming events

Lyme Runners - Tuesday Run Group

Tue 06 Dec 2016
If you're new to running, looking to get more active and wanting to get out running somewhere new why not join our qualified Leader in Running Fitness at Lyme.

Mums, Tums and Buggies

Tue 06 Dec 2016
We've teamed up with Sarah Parker Fitness to offer a weekly outdoor postnatal fitness class for mums and babies involving a group walk with buggies, cardio, strength and flexibility exercises in the beautiful outdoors at Lyme.

Nordic Walking Lead Walk

Thu 08 Dec 2016
Go for a lead walk round Lyme, and burn some calories in the process.

An Audience with Father Christmas

Fri 09 Dec 2016
Make Christmas magical with a visit to see Father Christmas in Lyme's beautiful Drawing Room.

Festive Afternoon Tea - SOLD OUT

Fri 09 Dec 2016
Celebrate the festive season with your loved ones at Lyme

A Country House Christmas

Fri 09 Dec 2016
See some of Lyme's beautiful rooms decorated for an Edwardian Christmas, inspired by Treasure on Earth, the story of Christmas at Lyme in 1906.


Large red deer stag on the moor with heather clad hills in background at Lyme, Cheshire

All creatures great and small 

There is an abundance of wildlife that call Lyme their home. From the magnificent deer that roam the moor to the robins that flutter from tree to tree in the garden, see who you can spot on your next visit.



Detail of the Lyme Caxton Missal, seen on display at Lyme, Cheshire

Preserved in print 

Find out more about the fascinating Lyme Missal, deemed the most important printed book in the National Trust.


Eating and shopping

Festive Afternoon Tea anyone?

Delicious treats and warming drinks 

After a long winter's walk, there's nothing better than a warming drink and a delicious treat. If you are after somthing more substantial, enjoy a delicious meal made with seasonal foods.


Places to stay


Get involved

Volunteers put their specialist skills to good use at Lyme, Cheshire

Many hands make Lyme work

There are many ways you can become part of the team at Lyme and help keep this wonderful place ticking along. Fancy joining us? Next Volunteer Recruitment day is on the 14th of January 2017 10am - 12pm.



Two young girls studying insects and their reference books on the grass

Learning opportunities 

Little learners will love our facilitated sessions that make history come alive through play. The outdoors at Lyme offers so much for young learners to discover and explore, so find out what's on offer now!