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Dalemain Garden

The Georgian front of the house looks over a terrace and lawn to farmland. Behind the house, which is part-Tudor, is a knot garden and a walled orchard. Herbaceous and other planting has been added in recent years.

Dalemain Estate, Dacre, Penrith, Cumbria, England, CA11 0HB

Garden open all year (house open March to October)., Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday., Open 10.30am to 5pm (11am to 4pm during the winter).

Adult £5.00 (£3.00 in winter)

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  • almost 4 years by Anonymous 2 / 5

    Disappointing. In the walled garden the theme was difficult to discern, just a mish mash of plants really. In the knot garden, the (?)white theme was poorly carried out, lots of other colours. In the spiral garden, just a sorry swirl of crocus leaves, long overdue for pulling off. In the lower garden, some glorious meconposis betonicifolia beds, but the rest was unkempt. The sleeping goddesss/giant was only visible because of her face, the rest was long unkempt grass, buttercups and nettles.
    All in all, not really worth the time to visit.
    On a positive note, the cerery, apple and tomato soup was really good.

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Dalemain Garden, England Photograph © Dalemain Estate
Fountain, Dalemain Garden Photograph © Dalemain Estate
Dalemain Garden, Cumbria Photograph ©