Lyme

Trees frame a view of Lyme Park, Cheshire in Summer
Lyme

What's on

Christmas at Lyme

Lyme

Things to see and do

A couple with a small white dog on a lead with the lantern folly in the background

Visiting Lyme with your dog

With 1400 acres of rugged moorland, ancient woodlands and formal gardens, where better to come for a day out with your pooch than Lyme.

Lyme

Eating and shopping

A man with glasses in profile view drinks from a takeaway cup

Grab a bite to eat

Our Refreshment Kiosk, Timber Yard Cafe and Servants Hall Cafe are open and serving hot and cold meals and drinks, sandwiches and light snacks. We've reverted back to our pre-covid seating layout, but we will continue to maintain high standards of cleanliness and till and collection points will be screened. Hand sanitiser will be available should visitors wish to use it. Thank you for making this a safe experience for everyone.

Lyme

History

The House and Collection

Lyme

Our work

A fold (herd) of highland cattle coming through a gate.

Grazing at Lyme

Low intensity grazing is carried out at Lyme, find out more about these amazing grazing machines and how they are helping to shape the countryside.

Lyme

What's on

Upcoming events

Free Guided Tour: Behind the Scenes Tours & Spotlight Talks

Tue 16 Aug 2022
11:00-14:30
Ever wondered what behind the scenes at Lyme looks like? Please note that our tours and talks and run by a dedicated team of volunteers and are subject to availability. Please call ahead to double check a tour or talk is running on a specific date.

Get Creative! - Wild Art

Tue 16 Aug 2022
11:00-15:00
Unleash your inner artist at Lyme this summer and try your hand at Wild Art.

Exhibition: Bringing the outside in

Tue 16 Aug 2022
11:00-16:00
Lyme has a rich history spanning six centuries. In this exhibition of rarely seen paintings and sketches, explore how the Legh family tamed the wild medieval hunting ground into a designed landscape of follies and views.

Summer at Lyme: Free Family Activities - Moors for the Future

Tue 23 Aug 2022
09:00-16:00
Join Moors for the Future and the Bogtastic Van at National Trust Lyme this Summer.

Sketching the Landscape. Where to start?

Wed 24 Aug 2022
10:30-12:30
Join Bollington Art Group to learn about sketching in the landscape. Pick up a pencil and get inspired by the Lyme landscape as you learn new art skills and try your own artwork.

Get Creative! - Family sketching day

Wed 24 Aug 2022
10:30-12:30
Join Bollington Art Group to get creative this summer. Pick up a pencil and get inspired by the Lyme landscape as you learn new art skills and try your own artwork.
Lyme

Art and collections

Our collections

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