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4 great walks in and around Lyme Park

PUBLISHED: 00:00 29 June 2018 | UPDATED: 19:34 04 July 2018

Lyme Hall by Robert SM

Lyme Hall by Robert SM


Lyme Park is one the most popular walking destinations in Cheshire and the Peak District, we pick some of our favourite routes in the area.

The Cage in Lyme Park by Tony MarshThe Cage in Lyme Park by Tony Marsh

The Cage

Start from Nelson Pit Visitor Centre in Higher Poynton which follows onto Lyme Park and onto the iconic Cage which rewards with views of the surrounding countryside.

Click here to view the details of the route from Higher Poynton to The Cage


View from the Black Rocks by Howard BradburyView from the Black Rocks by Howard Bradbury

Black Rocks

This walk from Disley takes in some of the early stretches of the Gritstone Trail, ascending to Black Rocks from where you can look down over the Cheshire Plain and then turn round to see the Peak District rising behind you.

Click here to view the details of the route from Disley to the Black Rocks


The Bowstone by Howard BradburyThe Bowstone by Howard Bradbury


This walk takes you up to the Bowstones, around two reservoirs, through some woodland and open moorland and back via a grassy ridge where you can explore more of Lyme Park.

Click here to view the details of the route to the Bowstones


The Cage from The Lantern, Lyme Park by Kate WarringtonThe Cage from The Lantern, Lyme Park by Kate Warrington


The Lantern is not as famous as the other folly within the grounds of Lyme Park, but this walk by the National Trust allows you to the lesser explored areas to the east of Lyme Hall.

Click here to view the details of the route to The Lantern

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.





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