Glorious house, surrounded by gardens, moorland and deer park


Things to see and do

Thomas Legh, Lyme’s very own Regency Indiana Jones.

Discover Regency Lyme  

Take a step back in time to Lyme's Regency era with the help of our very own intrepid explorer Thomas Legh.

Upcoming events

Nordic Walking Lead Walk

Thu 19 Jan 2017
Go for a lead walk round Lyme, and burn some calories in the process.

Walking to Health - Cage Walk

Thu 19 Jan 2017
A gentle 2 mile walk including entry into the Cage, ending at the Timber Yard

Learn to Nordic Walk

Thu 19 Jan 2017
Learn one of the fastest growing activities in the UK - Nordic Walking - over a four week course.


Sat 21 Jan 2017
Nothing beats an invigorating run or jog around the beautiful surroundings of Lyme.

Night Run

Sat 21 Jan 2017
Discover Lyme in a whole new light! Why not kick off the new year with a new experience. The Night Run offers two exciting routes for you to discover Lyme at night.

Lyme Trust10 10k trail run

Sun 22 Jan 2017
Join us for Lyme's Trust10 10k trail run which will take place on the fourth Sunday of every month.


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

Delicious and divine scones

Delicious treats and warming drinks 

After a long and refreshing walk, there's nothing better than a warming drink and a delicious treat. If you are after something 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!