How to find Dalemain House & Gardens
Dalemain is very conveniently situated only a few minutes' drive from the M6, A6, A66 and the West Coast Mainline
To find Dalemain Historic House & Gardens:
Leave the M6 at Junction 40
Follow the A66 west to the first roundabout.
Take the A592 Penrith to Ullswater road for 1½ miles
Dalemain is on the right hand side of the road.
We are only 1½ miles from Rheged Discovery Centre,
and 2½ miles from the Ullswater 'Steamers' at Pooley Bridge.
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JOIN US FOR A GUIDED TOUR OF DALEMAIN'S SONGBIRDS TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL DAWN CHORUS DAY, 2ND MAY
Join us for a Guided Tour of Dalemain’s Songbirds with our expert on Birdsong, Raymond Clark. Inspired by Jimmy and his love of birds, the tour will take place in Dalemain’s beautiful Historic Gardens. It will begin at 4.30am, when dawn breaks, and will take approximately 1 hour. All proceeds will go to the Songbird Trust.
Recommended donation: £5
NEW: Bespoke Botanical Drawing Course with Mark Fothergill, World Renowned Botanical Artist. 10th – 12th May 2016
We are delighted to be providing a tailored, three day botanical drawing course with celebrated illustrator Mark Fothergill in the award-winning Dalemain gardens. This is an exclusive opportunity to learn how to draw beautiful plants with a hugely knowledgeable teacher.
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.
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.
PENRITH REMEMBERS 1914 - 1918
Penrith Remembers Launches The Centenary Programme of the Commemoration of the World War 1 at Dalemain
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.