Christmas Stories at Lyme

Visit Lyme to discover the stories and memories of Christmas past, and create a few seasonal stories of your own.

Lyme's Christmas Stories

Friday-Monday, 22 November - 24 December*

11am-3pm (last entry 2.30pm)

Start your Christmas celebrations at Lyme as a selection of rooms are transformed with decorations exploring the stories and memories of the Legh family through the ages of Lyme. Enjoy the sights of a Christmas Day feast in the Dining Room or experience the sights of a winter wedding in the Drawing Room. With choral performances and beautiful decorations on display, Lyme is sure to get you in the festive mood.

*Also open Tuesday 24 December.

Musical performances at Lyme this Christmas

(Performances are in the house at 12noon and 2pm unless otherwise stated.)

Friday 6 December: Buxworth Choir
Saturday 7 December: Disley Community Choir
Sunday 8 December: Monday Mondays
Monday 9 December: Brookside School
Friday13 December: Hullabaloo (also performing 20, 23 & 24 December)
Saturday 14 December: Pennine Singers
Sunday 15 December: Lyme Singers
Monday 16 December: The Gallery Choir
Saturday 21 December: Ladybrook Choir
Sunday 22 December: Cappriccio

Meet Father Christmas

We want everyone to have an enjoyable and relaxed time at our Father Christmas events. If you would like some further information about the session and the venue, our pre-visit guide is available here. 'Audience with Father Christmas' Pre-visit Guide.

Festive Afternoon Tea

Friday-Monday, 22 November - 24 December*

If you fancy a doing a little of your own celebrating, why not book in for Festive Afternoon Tea inthe Salting Room Tea Parlour?

After a welcome glass of prosecco or non-alcoholic wild elderflower bubbly, you’ll be treated to a starter of roasted root vegetable soup with sliced apples followed by a selection of sandwiches. These include roast Lyme estate venison, turkey with stuffing and redcurrant jelly, roasted sweet potato, and pork sausage with streaky bacon.

Next, enjoy a range of sweet treats, from a St. Clements scone with clotted cream and St. Clements curd, to gingerbread slices, Chocolate eclairs, a mulled wine and poached pear trifle and, of course, a traditional shortcrust mince pie.

£24.95 per person. £10.95 children's option available

Call 01663 761400 to book. Gift vouchers are also available.

Groups over 16-24 can be catered for in the top half of the Ale Cellar

Groups over 24 can be catered for Fri-Mon for the 11:30am sitting in the Ale Cellar or in the top half of the Ale Cellar in two groups.

Make your own Christmas Memories

 Get warmed up after a winter walk with locally sourced hot mulled apple juice and ciders. For anyone looking for the perfect Christmas gift, stocking fillers, cards and a full winter range of homeware is already available at both shops.

Get warmed up with a hot drink
A man with glasses in profile view drinks from a takeaway cup
Get warmed up with a hot drink