Food & Drink at Dalemain Historic House
Our Tearoom is situated in the old Mediaeval Hall and is the perfect place to relax and enjoy our freshly made home cooked food. There is always a roaring log fire burning in the Jacobean hearth adding further atmosphere to this wonderful historic room.
Entrance to the tearoom is free and visits can be made independently of the House & Gardens. So why not come along with friends or family and enjoy anything from morning coffee to lunch or afternoon tea. Car parking is free and you could combine your visit with a walk along the scenic estate road to Dacre village and castle to work up an appetite and also enjoy the views of the surrounding area at the same time.
The Tearoom is open:
- Sunday to Thursday from 10:30am to 5:00pm (April-September) 4:00pm in October
- Sunday to Thursday from 11:00am to 3:00pm (November-March)
Closed Christmas and January
We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Also, available all year are our delicious, home-cooked Country House Produce frozen meals, cakes and preserves.
CHRISTMAS AT DALEMAIN
Dalemain Christmas Lunches In the Mediaeval Hall from Sun 8th & Sun 15th until Wed 18th December
The perfect setting for a traditional festive treat, whether you're a group of work colleagues, family or friends. We also cater for larger groups & parties and can book a separate date if required.
Why not combine your visit with a glass of mulled wine and a walk through the Estate to Dacre Castle and back before lunch. The walk is one mile each way and a Dacre walk leaflet will be given out with your mulled wine.
Also, Christmas Gifts at Dalemain The perfect and unique gift for a friend or loved one...........
Dalemain Wins HHA/Christie's Prestigious Garden of the Year Award 2013
The charming English gardens of Dalemain, nestled in the Lake District, have won the 2013 Garden of the Year Award sponsored by the Historic Houses Association and Christie’s. This prestigious national award, now in its 29th year, is designed to recognise the importance of gardens with outstanding horticultural and public appeal, either in their own right or as the setting for an historic house.
Yet another record number of jars sent into the World's Original Marmalade Awards held at Dalemain annually in March
An international competition founded by Jane Hasell-McCosh. For the past eight years, Dalemain has hosted The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival firmly placing it at the centre of the marmalade map. From 50 jars in 2005, the Awards have grown each year and this year, nearly 2,000 jars of marmalade were entered and judged.
Dalemain wins prestigious Heritage Award for best event 2012
Dalemain has been presented with a prestigious Hudson’s Heritage Award for Best Event 2012 - The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival.