Visit our Historic Home near Ullswater

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.

Dacre Walk

Opening Times 2015

SUMMER Sunday 29th March – Thursday 29th October
OPEN: Sunday to Thursday.  CLOSED: Friday & Saturday

  • Gardens Tea Room & Gift Shop: 10.30am – 5pm (4pm in October)
  • House Opens 11.15am for guided tour
  • House Opens for free flow 11.45am
  • PLEASE NOTE:   THE HOUSE CLOSES FOR LUNCH BETWEEN 1.00 & 1.30PM.
  • House Closes 4pm (3pm in October) but the Gardens & Tea Room stay open until 5pm (4pm in October).

WINTER Sunday 2nd November – Wednesday 17th December
OPEN: Sunday to Thursday.  CLOSED: Friday & Saturday

  • Tearoom & Gardens only
  • 11am to 3pm
  • Closed 18th December until mid February

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 2015

HOUSE & GARDENS
Adults: £11.00, Senior Citizens £9.00 & U'16's FREE
Group Bookings Price on Application

GARDEN ONLY
Adults: £8.00, Senior Citizens £7.50 & U'16's FREE
Group Bookings Price on Application

Venue

Dalemain boasts a number of beautiful locations that are ideal venues for all sorts of events and functions.

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VACANCIES AT DALEMAIN - House Guides, Secretarial Support & Volunteer Gardeners

Due to increased visitor numbers we have 3 new opportunities to work 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.  

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NEW: THE FACES OF ULLSWATER ART EXHIBITON at Dalemain - FREE ACCESS - SUN 5th JULY to THURS 30th JULY 2015

For the last two years Julia Stanton and Gina Farncombe have been painting portraits of people living in the Ullswater valley and last year they were joined by Beatrice Hasell-McCosh who is contributing landscapes. Together, they have painted farmers and other local residents born between the wars and who have lived in the valley for over 30 years.

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'DACRE & DALEMAIN DAYS' - For Every Ticket purchased at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens a donation will be given to Dacre Church

When you visit Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens on the 'Dacre & Dalemain Days Out' and present your ticket at Dacre Church a donation from Mr & Mrs McCosh will be given.

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NEW BOOK NOW: Bespoke Botanical Drawing Courses with Mark Fothergill - World Renowned Botanical Artist

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE - MARK FOTHERGILL - WORLD RENOWNED BOTANICAL ARTIST

Book now to reserve a place on our new Botanical Drawing courses with Mark Fothergill, formerly Botanic Artist to Kew Gardens and Fellow of the Linnean Society.

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EVENTS AT DALEMAIN DURING SUMMER - LOTS GOING ON & SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

We have a very varied & exciting programme of events taking place at Dalemain this Summer, with something for everyone ranging from Horse Carriage Driving to Food Festivals. 

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WELCOME TO DALEMAIN MANSION & HISTORIC GARDENS OPEN SUN to THURS - 10.30am to 5.00pm

The Historic House & Gardens officially opened for the Summer Season on Sunday 29th March 2015 and we look forward to welcoming you to Dalemain.

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LATEST PRESS RELEASE: World’s Best Marmalade Makers Crowned at 2015 Marmalade Festival

WINNING MARMALADE MAKERS MORE INVENTIVE THAN EVER IN 10TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR WITH RECORD NUMBER OF ENTRIES AND VISITORS

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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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