Dalemain is a fine mixture of medieval, Tudor and early Georgian architecture. The imposing Georgian façade strikes the visitor immediately but in the cobbled courtyard the atmosphere of the north country Tudor manor is secure. The present owner's family have lived at Dalemain since 1679 and have collected china, furniture and family portraits. Visitors can enjoy a guided tour by a friendly and knowledgeable guide to see the grand Drawing Rooms with 18th Century panelling. The Norman pele tower contains the regimental collection of the Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry. The house is full of the paraphernalia of a well-established family house which is still very much lived in by the family.
Enjoy the delightful and fascinating 5-acre Plantsman's garden set against the picturesque splendour of the Lakeland Fells and parkland. Walk around the richly planted herbaceous boarders, the rose walk with nearly 200 old-fashioned roses. The garden also features a magnificent Abies Cephalonica, a Tudor Knot Garden and a wild garden with a profusion of flowering shrubs and wild flowers. In the early summer, enjoy the breathtaking display of blue Himalayan poppies. Take in the views on the glorious woodland walk high above Dacre Beck.
Disabled access does note extend to the lower garden or the upstairs areas of the house. Disabled parking is available in the courtyard.
Dalemain is also the home of the World’s Original Marmalade Awards. A global competition searching for the world’s best marmalade makers. The gift shop has a selection of delicious Dalemain Marmalades, along with our Marmalade Award winners, exclusively available for you to buy at Dalemain and Fortnum & Mason, London.
The Corner Barn Tearoom is open throughout the day serving teas and coffees, light lunches and snacks.
Something of interest for all the family!
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|Mansion (10 Apr 2022 - 30 Oct 2022)|
* Gardens, Tearoom and Shop, 1st February-Mid-December, Sunday to Friday
Mansion, 10th April-30th October, Sunday to Friday, guided tours only
Opening times 10.30am-4pm (3pm October-December)
Mansion & Gardens-Adult £15.50, Senior £13.50, Child 4-12yrs £5.00, Child 0-3yrs-Free, Group Bookings-Price on application
Gardens-Adult £10.50, Senior £8.50, Child Free
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