About Lymm

About Lymm

Some information about Lymm:

 Lymm pronounced Lim is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Warrington, England, UK.

As of the 2011 census, Lymm had a population of 12,350 people occupying  4,431 homes, making an average of 2.7 people per household, with females accounting for 50.9% of the population.

There are 5 schools in Lymm, 1 high school and 4 primary schools.

Lymm village centre is a designated conservation area, notable for its historic buildings, both listed and unlisted.

The cross dates from the early to mid-17th century and was restored in 1897. It is constructed of sandstone and stands on an artificially stepped natural outcrop of red sandstone.

A pretty village with a good selection of places to eat and drink.

Lymm Cross

Bridgewater canal is 41 miles long starting at Worsley and ending at Runcorn. Originally opened in 1761 running from Worsley to Manchester it as later extended to Runcorn in 1762. It’s a beautiful stretch of water with plenty of wildlife, adding character to Lymm. A lovely place for a walk or a run.

Bridgewater Canal

Lymm lower dam by the Post Office in the centre of the village provides a calming backdrop adding to the villages aesthetic charm. A great place to relax with a coffe and watch the ducks as life passes by.

Lymm Lower Dam

Lymm dam was constructed in 1824 to make way for a road, which is now the A56. The dam is a central point with a variety of footpaths, canal paths and the Trans Pennine Trail providing stunning local walks. The area surrounding the dam is renowned for richness in wildlife, whilst the dam itself is a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (or SINC), and the woodlands surrounding the dam contain a variety of trees and a carpet of wildflowers. Birds and bats are prevalent in the area and are often seen around the dam.

Lymm Dam

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