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 2018.

  • 2nd Oct 2017 9:00:am

    We are looking for volunteers to help the Dalemain Gardening Team from Monday 2nd October to Friday 6th October. Through the course of this week, we hope to work on clearing and planting the Kitchen Garden, bringing it back to its former glory! If you are a complete novice to gardening, we would still love...

  • 17th Mar 2018 10:00:am

    Pay a visit to majestic Cumbria for an unforgettable weekend this March. Dalemain Mansion & Penrith town centre are gearing up for a weekend of Marmalade celebrations for anyone who loves marmalade, festivals or a good day out!  The 2018 Marmalade competition is now OPEN, and we are looking forward to selecting our winners. The...

  • 22nd Apr 2018 11:00:am

    Cumbria Classic Car’s Drive it Day is back! The Cumbria meet for Drive It Day will take place at Dalemain as usual on Sunday April 22nd, the nearest Sunday to St. George’s Day, from 11am until 2pm. It is a completely informal gathering so you can come and go as you please. Parking will take...

  • 12th May 2018

    The Fell Pony society will be holding their esteemed Stallion & Colt show at Dalemain this spring. Visit our West park on Saturday 12th May for a wonderful show and the ideal family day out. Visit their website for more information and details on how to enter.

  • 17th Jun 2018 10:00:am

    Join us on Sunday 17th June from 10am to 4pm for the 2018 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 &...

  • 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...

  • 19th Aug 2018

    The biggest Classic Car event in the region returns to Dalemain for its 29th outing, and promises another fantastic show. 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 coaster and the concours awards, which...

  • 1st Sep 2018

    We were delighted to welcome Unstationary Artists, a collective of Cumbrian artists, to Dalemain in 2018 to display their works in our Great Barn 8th – 17th September as part of the C-Art Exhibition. They exhibited an exciting mixture of paintings, drawings, installations, sculpture, video and more, in a unique exhibition that had something for...

  • 7th Oct 2018 2:00:pm

    We are delighted to be hosting a celebration of the Nepalese Festival Kukur Tihar, on Sunday 7th October. This event is for dog lovers of all ages and consists of a dog walk through the beautiful pastures of the Dalemain Estate to Dacre Church, where a blessing will take place. The walk is approximately 1...