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Free guided walk: Water divining

Join our knowledgeable volunteers on this free guided walk to uncover the ancient art of water divining. See if you can master the skill and help us learn more about Lyme's landscape.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event (admission applies)

Over the past year, the ranger team have worked hard to improve 1617 meters of watercourses at Lyme which improves water quality and helps protect against the effects of climate change.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Children welcome, though the route is not buggy friendly

Meeting point

Meet at the Kiosk in the main car park

What to bring and wear

Suitable clothing and footwear for a walk outside at Lyme. (Walking shoes and waterproofs are recommended)


This walk is of moderate difficulty. The route does not always stick to footpaths and the ground can be steep and uneven at times. The route includes steps and a ladder stile. Accessible parking can be found in the main car park and at the Orangery.


This guided walk is not suitable for dogs.

Contact info

Lyme Estate Office

Upcoming events


February Half Term 

There’s plenty to keep the kids entertained at Lyme this half term, including indoor family trails, outdoor nature-inspired activities, and toddler play all free for National Trust Members or included in the admissions price.

Event summary

25 Feb 2024
09:00 to 16:00

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea 

Enjoy a delicious treat this Mother's Day with Lyme's afternoon tea.

Event summary

8 Mar to 10 Mar 2024
12:00 to 13:30
+ 5 other dates or times

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

20 Mar to 4 Sep 2024
10:30 to 12:00
+ 3 other dates or times

Easter Adventures at Lyme 

Join us for an Easter Adventure at Lyme! With so much to do, choose your own adventure; from toddlers to teenagers there's plenty to fit your family's needs.

Event summary

23 Mar to 7 Apr 2024
10:00 to 16:00
+ 15 other dates or times