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. Road works near Lyme are causing long queues. 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

Nordic Walking Adventure Walks

Thu 22 Feb 2018
A series of social walks on circular routes of around 5km within the Historic Estate of Lyme Park. NWUK Freedom Passport needed for these walks.

Soft Archery

Thu 22 Feb 2018
Have a go at Soft Archery in the garden, perfect for all those budding Robin Hoods out there!


Sat 24 Feb 2018
Nothing beats an invigorating run or jog around the beautiful surroundings of Lyme.

Pemberley Walk

Sat 24 Feb 2018
Discover the locations used during the making of the BBC's 'Pride and Prejudice', including Darcy's famous pond.

Lyme Trust10 10k trail run

Sun 25 Feb 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:

Dog Walking Social Group

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

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