Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens

Home to the Hasell family since 1679, Dalemain is a wonderful combination of History, Culture & Landscape. The house boasts a fine mixture of Mediaeval, Tudor & early Georgian architecture and is home to the World’s Original Marmalade Festival.

The Gardens encompass 5 acres of richly planted borders with intriguing & unusual combinations of flowers and shrubs. Highlights include the Rose Walk, Ancient Apple Trees, Tudor Knot Garden, Blue Himalayan Poppies, Earth Sculpture, Spiral Garden and Stumpery.

Enjoy homemade food served in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom, Historic Parkland, Museum, Gift & Antiques Shop, Plant Sales, Special Events & Group Bookings. Free Parking. HHA/Christie’s Garden of the Year, 2013.


18 Mar – 28 Oct, Sun – Thur.
Gardens, Tearoom & Gift Shop: 10am – 4.30pm (4pm in Oct).
House: 10.30am – 3.30pm (3pm in Oct). 
See website for variable Sunday openings, winter openings and specialist tours.


On the A592 Penrith to Ullswater, 3 Miles from M6, J40 at Penrith or 2 Miles from Ullswater at Pooley Bridge.

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