Bugs and Beasties at Lyme Park

Sarah Gaffney-Lang, Families Editor
Paper bugs - part of Bugs and Beastie event
National Trust Images/C Wells

Bugs and Beasties at Lyme, Cheshire 15 — 23 February 2020 Tickets from £0.50 — Book now

Head to the glorious Lyme Park this February half term and join the hunt for bugs and beasties!

There’s a whole host of creepy crawlies that call the house at Lyme Park their home. Pick up a trail sheet to discover more and learn from the Conservation Team what it takes to protect the treasures and furniture around the house.

Suitable for children aged 3 – 12.

Bugs and Beasties at Lyme, Cheshire 15 — 23 February 2020 Tickets from £0.50 Book now


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