There is so much to see and do this summer at Lyme

Secret doors, a giant bird's nest, mummified animals and your chance to become a ranger - if you are looking for fun things to do this summer, you will be spoilt for choice at Lyme!

Family head out for a walk

Discover Lyme's secrets when you explore the house and garden this summer

Search for hidden doors, climb inside a big bird's nest and make like a bee in a hive - there are secrets galore to uncover at Lyme this summer.

Two children use outdoor skills to light a campfire

Learn amazing skills and train to be a ranger this summer at Lyme

Get hands on this summer and learn some of the essential skills needed to become a ranger. From foraging and wildlife tracking to dry stone walling and butterfly surveying, discover what it takes to care for this special place and the wildlife who call Lyme home.

Children have a go at cleaning pottery in an archaeology activity

Dig a little deeper with archaeology fun

Do you know a budding archaeologist? Bring them to Lyme this summer where they can test their skills and knowledge as we piece together the past.

A child looks at the Manchester Museum Mummified Animals exhibition at Lyme, Cheshire

Discover ancient secrets and mummfieid animals in the house

Mummified cats, dogs and jackals have set up home at Lyme. Discover the secrets of Ancient Egypt and how Lyme's very own explorer Thomas Legh saw the wonders of the ancient world. See the exhibition before it ends on 4 November!

Orienteering for all levels and ages!

Orienteering fun

Explore the estate and put your navigating skills to the test with one of Lyme's two orienteering routes. Pick up a map from the Information Centre for £1.