Visit our Historic Home near Ullswater
Opening Times 2016
SPRING Sunday 19th March – Thursday 27th October
OPEN: Sunday to Thursday. CLOSED: Friday & Saturday.
Gardens, Tea Room, Gift Shop, Antiques & Plant Sales.
10.30am - 5pm
House Opens with guided tours
11.15am - 4pm.
Guided Tours (subject to avaliability. Times may vary)
3.15pm - Freeflow.
Thursdays: Freeflow all day, no guided tours.
WINTER Sunday 30th October – Wednesday 14th December
OPEN: Sunday to Thursday. CLOSED: Friday & Saturday
- Tearoom & Gardens only
- 11am to 3pm
- Closed 18th December until mid February
Dalemain, near Ullswater in the Lake District, is a haven of tranquillity. Come and take some time out from the hectic stress of every day life, and spend a while strolling through the house and gardens in this peaceful corner of the Lake District.
Why not combine your visit to the House & Gardens with a walk through the Estate Parkland - 1 mile from Dalemain Mansion Historic Courtyard to the Ancient Dacre Church and 1 mile return trip. Full details: Dacre Walk
PARTIAL DISABLED ACCESS ONLY - please call Tel: 017684 86450 for further information.
- Disabled drivers may drive into the courtyard and park their car.
- Due to the historic building there is no access to the first floor except via the stairs.
- The gardens are accessible (excluding the lower garden) to wheel chairs although the gravel paths can be uneven.
- A mobility scooter is available at the Gift Shop - it is advisable to book in advance to avoid dissappointment.
- The Courtyard area is grade one listed cobbles and can be quite uneven.
- Disabled toilets are available in the toilet blocks.
- Please do call if you require any further information.
DOGS - Assistance dogs only in the House & Gardens, tearoom and gift shop.
Dogs on leads are welcome in the outside Courtyard area, car parking area and Dacre walk at the back of the house. Fresh drinking water provided in a bowl at the back door. If you eat outside in the Courtyard all dogs welcome on leads. Thank you for your co-operation.
ADMISSION PRICES FOR 2016
HOUSE & GARDENS
Adults: £11.50, Senior Citizens £9.50 & U'16's FREE
Group Bookings Price on Application
Adults: £8.50, Senior Citizens £8.00 & U'16's FREE
Group Bookings Price on Application
Dalemain boasts a number of beautiful locations that are ideal venues for all sorts of events and functions.
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Dalemain is a haven of tranquillity. Come and take some time out from the hectic stress of every day life, and spend a while strolling through the house and gardens in this peaceful corner of the Lake District.
Dalemain Plant Fair with Artisan Foods & Crafts
Sunday 19th June - 10am to 4pm. Come and visit our celebration of all things Gardening, with Quality Plants, Garden Tours & Advice, Crafts and Artisan foods.
FREE Entry to Plant Fair, Artisan Foods & Crafts. Discounted entry to Gardens £5, House & Gardens £7 - Children FREE
LATEST PRESS RELEASE: Winners Announced at 2016 Dalemain World Famous Marmalade Awards 2016
MARMALADE MOST TRAVELLED; WINNING MARMALADE MAKERS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE, AS DIZZYING ARRAY OF COUNTRIES CLAIM MULTIPLE AWARDS.
SAVE THE DALEMAIN OF AUSTRALIA
The NATIONAL TRUST of South Australia are putting in a bid to save the house immortalised in Picnic on Hanging Rock and a vital part of the South Australian Heritage.
GREAT TASTE AWARDS NEWS 2014
Dalemain Marmalades have excelled at this year's Great Taste Awards.
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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.
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.