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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Map of Dalemain Location

WELCOME to Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens - Easter & 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 1914 - 1918

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

Penrith Remembers has now collated all the local events for the coming year which commemorates the beginning of the First World War. It will be launched at Dalemain on 8 April 2014. This will be attended by Brigadier Chris Coles.

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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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