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Lyme Park

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Historic Lyme Park provides the setting for a deer park, a play park and long-distance views. Some local traffic.

Access for All and Many

Distance: 550 m and 570 m for the loops and 1.3 km to East Lodge

Nearest Facilities: Lyme Hall

Directions

Access for All

From the car park, loop around the pond to the café, shop and the adventure playground.

Access for Many

  1. From the pond, pass through the gate to the adventure playground and follow the path down through the wood.
  2. Turn right at the sculpture when the path is met.
  3. Take the left-hand path uphill through a gate and continue to the front of the buildings.

Or

  1. From the front of Lyme Hall, continue up the road with Cage Hill on the left.
  2. Continue along a level track to East Lodge.

Alternative

There are accessible routes round the grounds of the house with disabled parking at the Orangery.

Lyme Park Route Map (303KB) 

Getting there

Start at Lyme Park Car Park, accessed from the A6 at Disley. Disabled parking also available at the Orangery.

Ordnance Survey grid reference: SJ 9629 8237

Postcode: SK12 2NX

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Do you know?

  • Lyme Hall is one of the largest houses in Cheshire. Dating from Elizabethan times, it was later remodelled to create an Italianate palace.
  • The Cage was built in 1580 as a hunting lodge and rebuilt in 1737. It was also used as a prison for poachers and shares a resemblance with the Tower of London where the owner of the Hall had been imprisoned for treason in 1694.
  • There have been native red deer here for over 600 years. They take their name from their bright summer coat and are Britain’s largest wild mammal.

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