Why Live in Lymm

By Matthew

Why Live in Lymm?

The Cheshire village has pleasant wine bars, restaurants, pubs, shops, and is home to many famous residents

Property hotspot

The average house price in Lymm in 2005 was £232,459. In November 2006 the figure was just short of £280,000. This is four times the national average rise for any town or city in the country.

Great Location for People working in the neighbouring cities The M56, M62 and M6 motorways are both within 3 miles of Lymm. The junction of these motorways is known as the Lymm Interchange. The A56 also passes through the village, connecting the nearby towns of Warrington and Altrincham. Lymm is 14 miles from Manchester Airport and 26 miles from Liverpool Airport.


Lymm High School has four primary feeder schools.

GCSE Results published on Thursday 27 August 2009, saw Lymm High School gain its best results since becoming an all-ability school in the early 1980s with 97.7% of students gaining 5 or more A* - C grades.


Lymm has pleasant restaurants, wine bars, and still remains a desirable village. There are a lot of traditional activities, such as the Dickensian festival. Many sports clubs, groups and societies are available in Lymm. So whatever your interests Lymm has something for everyone.

Beauty and history

The village monument known as The Cross which is thought to date back to Saxon times is the only Grade I listed structure in the Borough of Warrington. Lymm Dam is a unique 17-hectare site with panoramic views, woodlands, and meadows. A well known beauty spot which is great for a day out. It is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the whole of the borough.

Famous residents and visitors

Lymm is home to many famous residents such as Matthew Corbett, Ian Brown from the Stone Roses, ex-Deputy Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police John Stalker, and Sir Bobby Charlton the ex-footballer.

During the 1966 World Cup Pelé and the Brazilian and Russian football team stayed at the Lymm Hotel. Lymm is mentioned in Pelé's recent autobiography.