Lyme

Glorious house, surrounded by gardens, moorland and deer park

Lyme

Things to see and do

View of The Cage from the moor at Lyme, Cheshire

Enjoy the great outdoors 

Once an historic hunting estate, Lyme is home to an ancient deer herd, stunning views and glorious countryside. Why not make the most of the 1400 acres of hills, moor and woodland? Try your hand at orienteering, join a running group or simply jump in puddles with your wellies on!

Upcoming events

Summer of Sport - Archery

Thu 25 Aug 2016
11:00-16:30
Join us for a Summer of Sport at Lyme! We need archers at the ready!

The Art of Lauren Child: Adventures with Charlie and Lola and friends.

Thu 25 Aug 2016
11:00-16:30
Explore the garden at Lyme with an activity trail featuring Lauren Child's famous characters.

Get Sporty

Thu 25 Aug 2016
13:00-15:00
Come along and get involved with a summer of sport.

Summer of Sport - Orienteering

Thu 25 Aug 2016
14:00-16:00
Join us for a Summer of Sport at Lyme! Put your map reading skills to the test and navigate your way across the park.

Pemberley Walk

Sat 27 Aug 2016
13:30-15:00
Spend 90 minutes discovering the Lyme filming locations in the BBC's 'Pride and Prejudice' including Darcy's famous pond.

Den Building

Tue 30 Aug 2016
13:00-15:00
Fun, mud and team work.
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Wildlife

A proud stag in summer 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.

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History

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.

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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.

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Places to stay

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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?

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Learning

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!