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.

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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