How to Contact Dalemain House & Gardens

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens
Dalemain Estate Office, Dalemain, PENRITH, Cumbria, CA11 0HB
Tel: (017684) 86450; Fax: (017684) 86223

Please contact Jennifer Little for information regarding:

  • Dalemain Estate
  • Access
  • Moorings on Ullswater
  • Dalemain Gift Shop
  • General Enquiries

Please contact Claire Hexter or Jenny Murray for information regarding:

  • Marketing
  • PR & Media
  • Photography
  • Filming and Television
  • Corporate Events
  • Events in the Park
  • The World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival
  • The Dalemain Marmalade Collection
  • The Artisan Gold Winning Marmalades
  • The Dalemain Marmalade Online Shop
  • The Dalemain Garden Range
    Co-branded with Fortnum & Mason

Please contact Cath Gibbons for information regarding:

  • Group Visits to the House and Gardens
  • Dalemain's Self Catering Cottage
  • Dalemain Country House Produce
  • The Friends of Dalemain
  • Canoeing Access to River Eamont

NEW EVENT - THE LAKES CHILLI FESTIVAL 2014 - Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd Aug - 10am to 6pm both days


The Lakes Chilli Fest is back! Come and get involved with over 80 producers offering the tastiest & spiciest chilli products, real ale producers, first class entertainment and exciting challenges.

'A Carnival of food & fun at the North West's Biggest Chilli Festival.'

The fun starts at 10am & finishes at 6pm Saturday and Sunday.  FREE entry for Children under 16.  Dogs Welcome at the festival. Highlights include: International Street Food Area, ENTERTAINMENT with Live Bands, DJ's, Fully Licensed Bars bringing you real ales, ciders, cocktails & pimms. Free entry to Dalemain Gardens. A GREAT DAY OUT FOR ALL THE FAMILY!  We look forwarding to seeing you!

Early Bird Advance Purchase Daily tickets only £4.50 Limited numbers so hurry! £7 each when the early bird allocation runs out.

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WELCOME to Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens - Spring & Summer Opening times

The Historic House & Gardens officially opened for the Summer Season on Sunday 6th April 2014.  We are open Sunday to Thursday 10.30am to 5pm.  

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Penrith Remembers Launches The Centenary Programme of the Commemoration of the World War 1 at Dalemain

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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.  

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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.

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