Important notice -

We’re expecting Lyme’s car park to be busy on 18-19 January and we may need to close to vehicle traffic. Please consider travelling to Lyme by bus or train or using the free Sunday park and ride.

Glorious house, surrounded by gardens, moorland and deer park


Things to see and do

Explore the Outdoors

Lyme in Winter

Planning your visit


What's on

Upcoming events


Sat 18 Jan 2020
Run, jog or walk around the beautiful surroundings of Lyme.

Dogs in the Garden

Sat 18 Jan 2020
Bring your four-legged friend for a walk in the garden.

Lyme Runners Group

Tue 21 Jan 2020
Join a regular runners group on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Nordic Walking Adventure Walks

Thu 23 Jan 2020
A series of social walks on circular routes of around 5km within the Historic Estate of Lyme Park. NWUK Freedom Passport needed for these walks.

Skylarks Forest School - Home Education Sessions

Fri 24 Jan 2020
Come and explore the natural world through the seasons. There are opportunities to create, make and play in a private, walled woodland.

Night Run - Experience Lyme in a new light

Sat 25 Jan 2020
Join us for our Night Run this January in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor. This event is about having fun at your own pace, meeting new people, exploring Lyme after dark and raising funds for our ongoing conservation work.

Our work



The House and Collection


Eating and shopping

Eating and shopping


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, as well as supporting us. Fancy joining us? Please get in touch with us to find out more via



Deb building fun at Lyme, Cheshire

Learning opportunities 

Whether it’s learning through play, or bringing lessons to life in the real world, there is something for every learner at Lyme. From outdoor landscapes to explore, to a house ready to take you back in time, there is a wide range of opportunities to choose from. Our learning team are ready to take you and your learners on a big adventure...come join us!


Art and collections

Our collections

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