Family fun at Lyme this autumn

A small child and women (crouched) look at the base of a tree, surrounded by autumn colour

Things may be a little different right now, but with autumn upon us and tons of outdoor space to run wild in and lots of ideas for nature based adventures, there is still plenty to keep the kids entertained at Lyme.

50 Things to do before you're 11 & 3/4

There are loads of fun outdoor activities you can do here at Lyme, or in the park or your own back garden. Click the link below to download the whole activity sheet, and see six of our favourite things to do at Lyme.

Children den building at Lyme Cheshire

4. Build a den

Put kids' building skills to the test! Head to Knightslow Wood for perfect den building sites.

Kite flying at the Cage at Lyme, Cheshire

7. Fly a kite

Bring your own or grab one from our shop, head up one of Lyme's many hills and fly your kite!

Family having a picnic on the lawn in the garden at Lyme

9. Eat a picnic in the wild

Who doesn't love a picnic! Bring your favourite treats or pick up snacks from one of our cafes and head out in to the park. Just remember to bring your rubbish back with you!

a young girl holds a snail

17. Pick up a snail

Don't be squeamish! Grab your friends and a few of these slimy creatures and have a race.

Child and father look in the lake in the garden at Lyme, Cheshire

35. Discover what's in a pond

Lots of animals live in water. Take a peek and see what you can spot!

A  child bird spotting with binoculars

44. Watch a bird

Over 80 birds call Lyme home - ones that migrate and ones that live here all year round. See which you can spot on your next visit.