National Trust property Lyme has just announced that the planning application it made nearly a year ago to relocate and massively expand its car parking will be withdrawn.
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The National Trust’s Lyme Park, on the Cheshire edge of the Peak District, caused over 2 miles of queuing traffic on the A6 this Sunday morning — not for the first time.
You may be aware there is currently a bit of a thing ongoing with Lyme Park, a disaster which many hope can be averted. In the meantime, here’s two positive new moves from the National Trust property.
Lyme Park’s ranger team are informally allowing cycling on two extra routes again until the end of summer, as per the terms of a “trial” initiated before the pandemic.
Lyme has confirmed all its National Trust parkland will soon be open to access into the evening, for the first time in over two years.
Even if the weather for much of May 2021 has been a washout, the days are now incredibly long as we race towards the brightest day of the year. So will the National Trust’s Lyme Park finally extend its frustrating 4.30pm closing time to 8pm, like usual in summer? It’s not looking good so far.
Continuing the celebration of local leisure cycling highlights on the western Peak District borders, part two takes us from Goyt’s Moss to Lyme, with some flatter inspiration for this year’s rides along the way thanks to Monsal Trail and the Cheshire lanes.