Walks around Dalemain & Ullswater
There are a variety of walks which can be started from Pooley Bridge either immediately on foot, or after alighting from the steamer at Howtown or Glenridding. Pooley Bridge is just two miles from Dalemain and easily reached by car in 5 minutes.
There are also walks which can be taken from Dalemain car park which include:
- A walk to Dacre village and back along the estate road.
- A circular walk via Stainton village, Dacre village and Pooley Bridge, which provides magnificent views towards Ullswater, The Lake District fells beyond and The Pennines to the east.
- A walk from the Dalemain car park along the River Eamont to Pooley Bridge and back.
Details can be found in various publications and Ordnance Survey maps.
“A description of the Walk to Dacre Village” can be purchased in the Dalemain gift shop for 20 pence.
NEW EVENT - THE LAKES CHILLI FESTIVAL 2014 - Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd Aug - 10am to 6pm both days
BRINGING THE HEAT BACK TO THE LAKES!
The Lakes Chilli Fest is back! Come and get involved with over 80 producers offering the tastiest & spiciest chilli products, real ale producers, first class entertainment and exciting challenges.
'A Carnival of food & fun at the North West's Biggest Chilli Festival.'
The fun starts at 10am & finishes at 6pm Saturday and Sunday. FREE entry for Children under 16. Dogs Welcome at the festival only. Highlights include: International Street Food Area, ENTERTAINMENT with Live Bands, DJ's, Fully Licensed Bars bringing you real ales, ciders, cocktails & pimms. Free entry to Dalemain Gardens. A GREAT DAY OUT FOR ALL THE FAMILY! We look forwarding to seeing you!
Early Bird Advance Purchase Daily tickets only £4.50 Limited numbers so hurry! £7 each when the early bird allocation runs out.
WELCOME to Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens - Spring & 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.
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.