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Morning Rut Walk

Join the Rangers on a walk and talk to find out about our fascinating medieval herd of Red Deer followed by a delicious breakfast.

  • Booking not needed

It's worth getting up early to take part in this engaging walk. You will learn all there is to know about our majestic deer and what happens to them at this special time of year. Finish up with a delicious breakfast in the Timber Yard cafe which is included with each ticket! The ticket also includes admission for the rest of the day.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All per person£20.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Suitable for ages 11 and upwards

Meeting point

Meet at the Kiosk in the main car park

What to bring and wear

Wrap up warm and wear appropriate footwear. Bring binoculars if you have some.


Unfortunately the walk is not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies.


Please arrive 10 minutes early to assemble. A code for the gate will be emailed to you the evening before so please provide an email address when booking,

Contact info

Lyme Estate Office

Upcoming events


Free guided walk: Walk the walls at Lyme 

Join head waller Jack and his team as they take you across the dry stone walls at Lyme. Learn about how we care for the 18km of dry stone walls at Lyme and see exceptions views of Manchester and Cheshire.

Event summary

24 Apr to 4 Sep 2024
10:30 to 12:00
+ 2 other dates or times

Blossom week at Lyme 

In spring nature puts on a dazzling display – and blossom trees are the star of the show. From ornamental Cherry blossom in the garden to hawthorn scattered across the estate, blossom is a symbol of hope and renewal.

Event summary

24 Apr to 27 Apr 2024
10:30 to 16:00
+ 3 other dates or times

Blossom Week House Highlights 

Bring the outside in this Blossom Week as we showcase objects from the collection inspired by the sights and sounds of spring.

Event summary

27 Apr to 28 Apr 2024
11:00 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time

Dawn Chorus Walk 

Join the Lyme Rangers for an early morning walk listening to birdsong and spotting birds, followed by breakfast.

Event summary

5 May 2024
05:30 to 09:00