Update following the latest government announcement:

We are delighted to confirm that the Dalemain Gardens, Shop and Tearoom are currently open, in line with government guidance. Please find further information and opening times below.


Historic Gardens Sunday – Friday, 10.30am – 4pm
Tudor Barn Tearoom Sunday – Friday, 10.30am – 4pm
Marmalade & Gift Shop Sunday – Friday, 10.30am – 4pm
Mansion Open for guided tours only, Sunday – Friday.

We are delighted to offer Mansion tours, and pre-booking is required as numbers are limited. To pre-book your tour, please CLICK HERE.

Please note our safety outline is as follows:

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 hope to return with our specialist Mansion tours in 2022.

 Admission Prices for 2021

House (with a tour) & Gardens Adults £14.00 / Seniors £13.00 / Under 16s FREE
Gardens Only Adults £9.50 / Seniors £8.50 / Under 16s FREE
Historic Houses Members FREE
Group Bookings Price on application

Mansions, Boots & Boats Joint Attraction Ticket – Summer 2021

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 in 2021, 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 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.

We regret that dogs are not permitted in the Historic Gardens. They are however very welcome in corner barn, the courtyard, and on the estate walk to Dacre

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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