FAQs section – here are answers to some of the most frequent questions we get at Dalemain:


Q. Are dogs allowed in the historic gardens?

A. Dogs are not permitted in the historic gardens, however they are welcome in the corner barn tearoom, courtyard and on the estate walk to Dacre.


Q. Are the Gardens and Tearoom open on Saturdays?

A. As Dalemain is a family home, this is their private day, and the estate is never open on a Saturday unless it is for a special event.


Q. What are your opening times?

A. The gardens, tearoom and shop are open Sunday – Friday, 10.30am – 4pm


Q. When will the mansion reopen?

A. The Mansion is currently closed owing to continuing coronavirus restrictions. We hope the reopen from the beginning of July, for guided tours. These will be available to book in the near future.


Q. Are you a member of any Heritage/discount groups?

A. Yes, we are a member of Historic Houses, and offer free entry to all members. We are also an RHS partner gardens, and offer free entry at various times of the year to RHS members.


Q. Do I need to pre-book to visit the gardens?

A. You are welcome to pre-book if you wish, and can purchase tickets here: https://www.dalemain.com/tickets/ however, we are also happy to take walk ins, and you can pay for a ticket on arrival.


Q. Are you child friendly?

A. Yes! Children go free to the Historic Gardens, and should keep an eye out for our sleeping giantess, topiary dragon and special children’s garden.


We hope these FAQs are helpful. If you have further questions, please email us at houseopening@dalemain.com