Lake District Group Visits to Dalemain

Once again, it's the time of year when many groups and societies are thinking of booking their annual outing. Well, why not make it Dalemain this year?

For the special group rate of only £8.00 per person or £8.50 with a guided tour of the house (£6.50 for gardens only), you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Dalemain.

Group visits outside our normal opening hours may be considered. Price on application.

To book a visit for your group or society, please contact Florence Lindeman in the The Estate Office (houseopeningadmin@dalemain.com).

If you don't have much time to spend here, then why not just call in for lunch or coffee? One of the many great things about Dalemain is our proximity to several major transport routes. Combined with plenty of free parking and free entry to the licensed restaurant and tearoom in the Mediaeval hall, this makes us a very welcome and alternative break for journeys to or from Scotland. A selection of delicious group menus is available.

Dalemain is just five minutes' drive from the M6 and the A66 and only 10 minutes from the A6 and the West Coast mainline station Penrith.

With such a delightful, tranquil setting only minutes from your journey, why not come and have a well-deserved rest from the road? Here, you can take it easy and enjoy a drink or a meal beside the enormous log fire in the mediaeval Old Hall, and groups can pre-book their meals, so that you can be assured your food will be waiting for you on arrival.

When you arrive at Dalemain, your pre-booked party will be given a welcome and a brief orientation talk, before being introduced to your house guides, if you are to have a guided tour, or simply allowed to explore the Mansion house and the delightful Gardens at your own pace.

Our special group rates include a guided tour of the House with one of our very experienced house guides. Guided tours of the Gardens may also be arranged for an additional charge. These are particularly enjoyed by the many specialist gardening groups that visit Dalemain each year.



Our Instagram Feed


Map of Dalemain Location

The Printmakers come to Dalemain for C-Art

Cumbria Printmakers will be displaying their work in our Great Barn 10th - 25th September as part of the C-Art Exhibition. Come along and #SeeArtInExtraordinaryPlaces

Read more »

Dalemain House & Gardens Inspire Creativity!

We are delighted to have inspired poetry in a recent visitor to Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens...

Read more »

Dalemain's Magical Gardens are an International Sensation!

Dalemain’s beautiful gardens are to be viewed across Japan, thanks to a new, in-depth documentary. 

Read more »

The Historic Gardens in Summer

Our gardens are looking wonderful this summer - come and visit the beautiful Rose Terrace while it is still in bloom, and see the historic gardens in all their glory.

Read more »

PLANNING YOUR VISIT TO DALEMAIN MANSION & HISTORIC GARDENS

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.

Read more »

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

Read more »

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.  

Read more »

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.

Read more »

GREAT TASTE AWARDS NEWS 2014

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

Read more »

PENRITH REMEMBERS 1914 - 1918

Penrith Remembers Launches The Centenary Programme of the Commemoration of the World War 1 at Dalemain

Read more »