Dalemain Historic Garden Map

  1. Sheltered Wood, carpeted with snowdrops & aconites in early spring.
  2. Terrace Garden.
  3. Magnificent Silver Fir (Abies caphalonica).  Biggest of its type in the British Isles.
  4. Elizabethen Knot Garden & Wild Flower Spiral Garden.
  5. Children's Garden.
  6. Start of Rose Walk with over 200 old fashioned roses.
  7. Rose Avenue.
  8. Herbaceous border around the upper lawn.
  9. Summer House.
  10. Lob's Wood with Stumpery.
  11. Stunning views of Dacre Beck & across the fields to Little Mell Fell in the distance.
  12. Herbaceous border - colour themed.
  13. 16th Century Apple House.
  14. Herbaceous border around the upper lawn.
  15. The Orange border.
  16. Avenue of clipped Hollies.
  17. Cross Border Walk with pots and new yew hedge to mark the Queen's golden jubilee.
  18. Down the steps to the Low Garden.
  19. Blue Himlayan Poppies.
  20. Semi-wild garden, pond and the Giantess Sculpture and Dacre Beck.


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Commerical Assistant Required at Dalemain

An opportunity to work in the office at Dalemain as part of a small team helping to consolidate and develop the commercial aspects of the business by identifying new opportunities.  It is a hands on job where no two days are the same.  16 hours p.w. Closing date 5th December 2014.

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Moorings available on Lake Ullswater

 Contact Dalemain now to secure a licence to moor your boat on the most beautiful lake in the Lake District

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WINTER OPENING HOURS - During November & December don't forget to visit the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom & the Historic Gardens at a special offer of £3, Children FREE. The House is closed for winter.

Winter opening: 1st November to 18th December.  Open Sunday to Thursday - 11am to 3pm

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CHRISTMAS LUNCHES & GIFTS AT DALEMAIN

Dalemain Christmas Lunches In the Mediaeval Hall from Sun 7th, Tues 9th Dec & Sun 14th until Wed 17th December - Served from 12.00pm.

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.

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GREAT TASTE AWARDS NEWS 2014

Dalemain Marmalades have excelled at this year's Great Taste Awards.

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PENRITH REMEMBERS 1914 - 1918

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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