Dalemain House

The Dalemain Estate

Overview

Behind its Georgian facade, this fantastic house has a wealth of Tudor and Mediaeval rooms and buildings to explore.

Monday 10am - 4:30pm

Tuesday 10am - 4:30pm

Wednesday 10am - 4:30pm

Thursday 10am - 4:30pm

Friday Closed

Saturday Closed

Sunday 10am - 4:30pm

Hostels nearby

YHA Helvellyn and river

YHA Helvellyn

Private rooms available
Licensed bar
Meals available

The Dalemain Estate

Penrith, CA11 0HB

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NY474266

Lat/Lng: 54.640986, -2.887107

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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