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Address: Dalemain, Penrith CA11 0HB, England
Phone Number: +44 17684 86450
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Dalemain has been the home of the Hasell-McCosh Family for eleven...

Dalemain has been the home of the Hasell-McCosh Family for eleven generations. Here, visitors can discover and enjoy a fine mixture of Mediaeval, Tudor & early Georgian architecture and Award Winning Gardens, richly planted with

unusual combinations of flowers and shrubs. Highlights include the Rose Walk, Ancient Apple Trees, Tudor Knot Garden, Blue Himalayan Poppies, Earth Sculpture and Stumpery. Home to the International Marmalade Festival.

Homemade food served in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom, Historic Parkland with the Dacre Walk, Gift Shop with Antiques,Plant Sales, Special Events throughout the year & Group Bookings. Free parking. HHA/Christie's Garden of the Year Award 2013.

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Very welcoming and lots to see.

This is a lovely mansion house and the volunteers are very helpful. The gardens are beautiful and there is a great cafe with a roaring log fire, just what's needed in the autumn... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Over priced and not friendly! The sandwiches had hardly any filling in and very small. I discreetly told one of the staff who was not interested and grunted something, turned her back and walked back into the kitchen. I was upset so I emailed them when I got home and they have not bothered to reply. Go to Reghed for... More 

Thank Rubytuesdaycumbria
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84 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is a lovely mansion house and the volunteers are very helpful. The gardens are beautiful and there is a great cafe with a roaring log fire, just what's needed in the autumn and winter. I would recommend this house to anyone interested in visiting stately homes.

1 Thank Allandot
Southport, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Before you enter the house be sure to check out the exquisite gardens. Just a delight to meander through. The house itself is full of history and beautiful art and antiques. It's not stuffy though, and has a tale to tell which it does so well. I had an almost 80 year old guest with me who found some of... More 

1 Thank Gareth J
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We really liked our visit to Dalemain. All the staff were very friendly and the guides in the house were very informative and had plenty of stories to tell but all told in an interesting way. Very lovely gardens even in October. We will be back l

1 Thank sniddy
Darlington, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Finally got to visit this house. Lovely grounds to wander round and the house is an unusual mixture of periods. Loved the mouse house under the stairs and the scones were delicious.

Thank Margaret838
Kettering, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Excellent tour of the house with lots of interesting facts. Great gardens to walk around and good tea room with log fire to sit beside and have lunch or ....

1 Thank Janet M
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We were a couple of hours early to check in at out Waterfoot park so called in. My partner had a 2-4-1 voucher and it was close where we were staying. Lovely day after driving up from West Yorkshire so we opted to just look around the gardens. We enjoyed the interesting walk and checked out an art exhibition while... More 

Thank J0HNc57
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is a another stunning house to visit in the borders region of Scotland. As I joined with all the family the Historic House Association (search HHA on Google) we get into this house for free as part of the membership. This is one Scotland’s finest stately Georgian homes and is set in acres of stunning parkland. The interior is... More 

1 Thank Alistair M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This mansion and garden has something for everybody. The gardens around the house is outstanding and has had years of care and thought put into it's development. As you walk round there is so much to enjoy and each section of the garden is a contrast to what you have seen before. The mansion holds many surprises and if possible... More 

1 Thank John W
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Super knowledgeable guide who was like a walking encyclopaedia. Lovely informal gardens to wander around. Good food and drink available in the reasonably-priced café.

Thank Norma S

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