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The Great British Dog Walk

Lyme Park, Cheshire, Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October 2021

Take part in a fun-filled sponsored walk that transforms the lives of deaf people. It is a great way to safely explore a stunning location with your friends and family (with or without a dog!) and help deaf people to leave loneliness behind.

If you can't make this walk we also have a virtual walk option – which you can do anywhere you like.



Lyme Park
Cheshire, SK12 2NR


Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October
Start times from 10.30am to 12.30pm


£10 per adult, includes a
free dog bandana!


Free dog bandana, walker certificate and
activity pack to take on your walk

Online tickets only

Get walking quickly
when you arrive

Staggered starts

To keep you safe, with no limit
on the size of your group

Get sponsored and let us say thank you!

We love our fundraising superstars! Could you be one? If you choose to get sponsored for your walk here’s what we’ll send you in return:

Supported by Specsavers audiologists

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Lyme Park: the important details

When: Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October 2021

Where: National Trust Lyme , Disley, Stockport, Cheshire SK12 2NR

Walk start time: Walk start times available from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm on both days. You will be able to choose your timeslot when booking.*

Cost: Adults: £10 online, Children (under 16): free

Distance: 4km (approx.) shorter but challenging route OR 7-8km challenging route.

Minimum Sponsorship: No minimum sponsorship but if you raise £25 or more you'll receive a Hearing Dog wristband. Raise £50 or more and you'll receive an exclusive Great British Dog Walk mug or, if you raise £100 or more you'll receive free puppy sponsorship!

Terrain: Please note the routes are over varied terrain and some areas can be uneven with some steep inclines. Some paths have stiles therefore neither route is suitable for buggies or wheelchairs. There are accessible parts of the venue which could be visited by those with mobility issues, separate from our walk routes.

Parking: Parking is available at Lyme and is free to Great British Dog walkers. On arrival you will be directed to the designated parking area.

More: This is a great opportunity to explore the stunning grounds of Lyme, which is cared for by the National Trust. Autumn is a particularly beautiful time at Lyme, the woodlands are vibrant with colour and the surrounding moorland landscape speckled with red deer. There will be fun activities to do along the routes with our exclusive walker pack and games to enjoy before and after the walk, so get your tickets and we look forward to seeing you there! National Trust members – every time you scan your membership card at the gate you’re helping to look after Lyme so please bring it along, regardless of this being a separately ticketed event.

Other Facilities: Toilets, cafe, gift shop. House & Garden visits at additional cost, see National Trust website for details.

Because of the number of dogs expected, we do ask that dogs are kept on lead for the duration of the walk.

*Please note we are taking advance bookings online only. We will not be taking bookings on the day.

A great day out for all the family!

When you walk, you help people like Jocelyne… 

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My hearing dog Kennedy does so much more than alert me to sounds. He gives me great confidence and independence, not only at home but also out and about, and he brings me so much happiness. He truly is a life-changer!
– Jocelyne and Kennedy 


Please take part in the Great British Dog Walk and help more deaf people like Jocelyne to leave loneliness behind. 

The event organiser!

For more information about this walk please contact the event organiser using the details below.

See all our Great British Dog Walk locations here

Supported by Specsavers audiologists