Open from Sunday 7th April – Sunday 27th October

Open Sunday – Thursday (including bank holidays)


Mansion 10.30 am to 3.30 pm
Gardens, Shop & Tearoom 10.00 am to 4.30 pm


The Mansion is open with guided tours Sunday – Wednesday (tours are approximately every hour, please visit the shop on arrival for further information, or email houseopening@dalemain.com)

For visitors that do not wish to take a guided tour, the Mansion is open ‘Freeflow’ every Thursday. Freeflow entry also takes place Monday – Thursday from 2.30pm.

Tour times and openings may vary, so please check the website for any changes.

We are pleased to announce that the Gardens & Tearooms will be open & serving takeaway food every Friday May – September from 11am – 3pm.

We regret that dogs are not permitted in the House or Gardens. They are however very welcome in the courtyard, where we have sheltered seating for the tearoom, and on the estate walk to Dacre.

Specialist Tours

We offer a number of exclusive tours throughout our summer season here at Dalemain for visitors wanting to go behind the scenes for something a bit special. With Marmalade talks, visits to Dacre church and our special ‘Secret Dalemain tour’, there’s something for everyone. CLICK HERE for more information about our specialist tours.

Admission Prices for 2019

House & Gardens

Adults: £12.00, Senior Citizens £10.00 & U’16’s FREE
Group Bookings – Price on Application

Gardens Only

Adults: £9.00, Senior Citizens £8.00 & U’16’s FREE
Group Bookings – Price on Application

NEW! Mansions, Boots & Boats Joint Attraction Ticket

NEW – the Mansions, Boots & Boats ticket allows the holder to enjoy TWO fantastic Lake District attractions: Dalemain Mansion & Ullswater ‘Steamers’. Ticket holders are entitled to one entry to Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens and one ‘Cruise All Pier’ Day Pass for the Ullswater ‘Steamers’. This is an ONLINE ONLY offer, so for more details or to book your ticket, please click here.

Further Information

Dalemain, near Ullswater in the Lake District, is a haven of tranquillity. Come and take some time out from the hectic stress of every day life, and spend a while strolling through the house and gardens in this peaceful corner of the Lake District. Why not combine your visit to the Gardens with a walk through the Estate Parkland? It is one mile from Dalemain Mansion’s Historic Courtyard to the Ancient Dacre Church. Further details of this walk can be found here.

PARTIAL DISABLED ACCESS ONLY – please call Tel: 017684 86450 for further information

  • Disabled drivers may drive into the courtyard and park their car.
  • Due to the historic building there is no access to the first floor except via the stairs.
  • The gardens are accessible (excluding the lower garden) to wheel chairs although the gravel paths can be uneven.
  • A mobility scooter is available at the Gift Shop – it is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • The Courtyard area is grade one listed cobbles and can be quite uneven.
  • Disabled toilets are available in the toilet blocks.
  • Please do call if you require any further information.


Dalemain boasts a number of beautiful locations that are ideal venues for all sorts of events and functions.

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If you have any questions please telephone: +44 (0)17684 86450 or email marketing@dalemain.com

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Dalemain Interior

On the A590 Penrith to Ullswater, 3 miles from M6, Junction 40


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