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

The Historic House & Gardens will officially open for the Summer Season on Sunday 29th March 2015. However we are open for the weekend Saturday 28th February to Sunday 1st March 2015 for our amazing World's Original Marmalade Awards Festival Weekend.  A fantastic fun filled weekend with something for everyone! full details: www.dalemain marmaladeawards.com

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Vacancy - Administrative Assistant required at Dalemain

An opportunity to work in the office at Dalemain as part of a small team helping to provide members of the public with memorable experiences based on the beauty and history of Dalemain and to thus ensure its future.  It is a hands on job, where no two days are the same.  Four days p.w. Closing date: Monday 9th March 2015

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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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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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