Events at Dalemain

We’re currently updating our events calendar for the coming year, so watch this space for further events taking place at Dalemain in 2019.

  • 21st Jun 2018 11:00:am

    Join us to celebrate The Tale of 100 Dalemain Roses, originally bred between 1759 and 2018, with talks, an exhibition, a tour of the award-winning Historic Gardens and rose-inspired treats to taste. Who were the Comte de Chambord, Madame Jules Gravereaux, Lawrence Johnston, Mrs Sam McGredy and Dorothy Perkins and who named roses after them? What was...

  • 16th Mar 2019 10:00:am

    Pay a visit to majestic Cumbria for an unforgettable weekend this March. The Festival is returning to Dalemain Mansion & we will once again be teaming up with Penrith town centre for a weekend of Marmalade celebrations for anyone who loves marmalade, festivals or a good day out!  The 2019 Marmalade competition is now OPEN,...

  • 28th Apr 2019 11:00:am

    Cumbria Classic Car’s Drive it Day is back! The Cumbria meet for Drive It Day will take place at Dalemain on the slightly later date of Sunday 28th April, owing to the late Easter. The Drive It Day will be at Dalemain from 11am until 2pm. It is a completely informal gathering so you can...

  • 11th May 2019

    The Fell Pony society will be holding their esteemed Stallion & Colt show at Dalemain this spring. Visit our West park on Saturday 11th May for a wonderful show and the ideal family day out. Visit their website for more information and details on how to enter. Fell Ponies are a wonderful part of our...

  • 16th Jun 2019 10:00:am

    Join us on Sunday 16th June from 10am to 4pm for the 2019 Dalemain Plant Fair! Enjoy a great day out at the Dalemain Plant Fair, celebrating all things gardening in the beautiful surroundings of Dalemain Mansion & its award-winning Historic Gardens, including: Hand-picked selection of the best nurseries in the North of England Craft &...

  • 1st Jul 2019 1:30:pm

    A fascinating opportunity to study herbal remedies collected by Elizabeth Rainbow, wife of the Bishop of Carlisle and aunt of Edward Hasell in the 1690s   We are delighted to be offering this unique and in depth workshop, which will provide insight into herbal remedies through the eyes of Elizabeth Rainbow, an ancestor of the...

  • 2nd Jul 2019

    We are delighted to announce a very special opportunity for visitors to learn more about the fascinating history of the Dalemain rose collection. Building on the research done by archivist Frances Wilkins for her book The Tale of 100 Dalemain Roses and their Breeders, these tours will introduce visitors to the beautiful old-fashioned roses blooming...

  • 16th Jul 2019

    We are delighted to announce a very special opportunity for visitors to learn more about the fascinating history of the Dalemain rose collection. Building on the research done by archivist Frances Wilkins for her book The Tale of 100 Dalemain Roses and their Breeders, this tour will introduce visitors to the beautiful old-fashioned roses blooming...

  • 4th Aug 2019

    The Fell Pony society will be holding their esteemed Breed show at Dalemain this Summer. Visit our West park on Sunday 4th August for a wonderful show and the ideal family day out. Visit their website for more information and details on how to enter. Fell Ponies are a wonderful part of our local tradition....

  • 18th Aug 2019

    The biggest Classic Car event in the region returns to Dalemain for its 30th outing! This historic occasion promises to be the most fantastic show ye. Visit for a day packed full of entertainment, with autotests, arena displays, music and discounted entry to Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens. All cars present get a souvenir slate...

  • 29th Sep 2019 10:00:am

    We’re all set up and ready for the Harvest celebrations! We’ve got shire horses, machinery, activities, produce stands, weaving demos, apple juicing and more – and it’s mostly undercover, so don’t let the rain put you off! Put on your wellies and come on over. #harvest Dalemain has always been famous for its beautiful autumn...