Important notice -

Due to the high winds forecast for today (23/02/17) the park is closed all day. it will reopen at 9am on Friday after a safety inspection.

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. Also for the new season, find out more about our Spotlight talks and tours for 2017.

Upcoming events

Nordic Walking Lead Walk

Thu 23 Feb 2017
Go for a lead walk round Lyme, and burn some calories in the process.

Learn to Nordic Walk 4 Week Course

Thu 23 Feb 2017
Learn to Nordic Walk over four weeks

Soft Archery Sessions

Thu 23 Feb 2017
Fancy yourself as a budding Robin Hood? Come and have a go on one of our soft archery sessions

Thomas Legh and Regency Lyme

Fri 24 Feb 2017
In this 200th anniversary year of the death of Jane Austen, Lyme turns back the clock to the Regency era, where you can uncover the fascinating story of Thomas Legh, Lyme's very own Regency Indiana Jones.


Sat 25 Feb 2017
Nothing beats an invigorating run or jog around the beautiful surroundings of Lyme.

Forest School Sessions

Sat 25 Feb 2017
Come along to reconnect with the woods at Lyme. Lyme Rangers have teamed up with Skylarks Forest School to deliver 3 forest school sessions with a focus on environmental learning.


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!