Glorious house, surrounded by gardens, moorland and deer park


Things to see and do

Two stags lock antlers as part of the rut at Lyme, Cheshire

Autumnal delights and wildlife wonders 

Visitors to the park and garden are in for a treat as the changing leaves dazzle in gold and bronze whilst the deer put on quite the show of their own.

Upcoming events


Mon 26 Sep 2016
This autumn hear stories told from an unexpected perspective as the voices of Lyme's 'keepers' are heard.


Wed 28 Sep 2016
Get fit and have fun with this energetic class at beautiful Lyme.

Xplorer Orienteering in the park

Sat 01 Oct 2016
A great introduction to orienteering and how to use a map.

Mums, Tums and Buggies

Tue 04 Oct 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.

Dogs in the garden

Sat 08 Oct 2016
Dogs are allowed to bring their owners attached to a lead into the garden this weekend.

Lyme Experience Walk

Sat 15 Oct 2016
Join this guided walk to discover more about history of the estate, the Legh family's influence on the landscape and conservation and management of the park today.


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

A delicious scone at Lyme, Cheshire

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?



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!