5 great walks in and around Lyme Park

Lyme Hall by Robert SM

Lyme Hall by Robert SM - Credit: Archant

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 Marsh

The Cage in Lyme Park by Tony Marsh - Credit: Archant

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 Bradbury

View from the Black Rocks by Howard Bradbury - Credit: Archant

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 Bradbury

The Bowstone by Howard Bradbury - Credit: Archant

Bowstones
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 Warrington

The Cage from The Lantern, Lyme Park by Kate Warrington - Credit: Archant

Lantern
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

Cluse Hey escarpment

Cluse Hey escarpment - Credit: Archant

Lyme Park and Cluse Hey
This circular walk starting out from Lyme Park takes in local landmarks such as The Knott and Cluse Hey, rewarding you with fantastic views of Manchester.
Click here to view the details of the Lyme Park and Cluse Hey walk

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes.