Important notice -

Due to a wet winter our grassed overflow car park is closed. On busy days, we may have to close to vehicles for a minimum of half an hour. Please see ‘How to get here’ for details on public transport.

Glorious house, surrounded by gardens, moorland and deer park


Things to see and do

Exhibitions and events

Explore the great outdoors


What's on

Upcoming events

Lyme Trust10 10k trail run

Sun 25 Mar 2018
Join us for Lyme's Trust10 10k trail run which will take place on the fourth Sunday of every month. (Some months are moved due to other events - please check dates) Route available here:

'Gifts for the Gods' - Animal Mummies Revealed

Sun 25 Mar 2018
In association with the Manchester Museum and their Egyptology specialists, an exciting exhibition about mummified animals is coming to Lyme.

Dog Walking Social Group

Mon 26 Mar 2018
The Dog Walking Social Group is a great opportunity for you and your four legged companion to make new friends!

Lyme Runners - Tuesday Run Group

Tue 27 Mar 2018
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 27 Mar 2018
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.

Walking the Walls

Wed 28 Mar 2018
Lyme has miles of dry stone walling that are looked after by a team of volunteers. Join this walk to find out more about the work that goes in to conserving and restoring these walls.

Our work



The house and collection


Eating and shopping

Eating and shopping


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? Please get in touch with us to find out more via



Deb building fun at Lyme, Cheshire

Learning opportunities 

Whether it’s learning through play, or bringing lessons to life in the real world, there is something for every learner at Lyme. With our astounding outdoor landscapes to explore, and a beautiful house ready to take you back in time, there is a wide range of opportunities to choose from. We have a fantastic team ready to take you and your learners on a great adventure...come join us!


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Lyme on the National Trust Collections website