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Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

| Dalemain, Penrith CA11 0HB, England
+44 17684 86450
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nice garden

The garden is worth a visit. The guide to the house was unable to sift the the boring from what... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Shop and tearoom

Whilst we did not visit the house itself the shop was heaven for marmalade fans and the tearoom... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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| Dalemain, Penrith CA11 0HB, England
+44 17684 86450
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The garden is worth a visit. The guide to the house was unable to sift the the boring from what could have been of interest. We walked out. The atmosphere is stuffy. No dogs allowed even on a lead. We didn't feel like visiting the...More

Thank myopinion70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst we did not visit the house itself the shop was heaven for marmalade fans and the tearoom fare was fresh and delicious. All the staff we met were friendly and welcoming. A highlight for the younger members of our party was the delightful former...More

Thank Epmj
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this afternoon at 3pm. Barely a smile upon arrival, had to 'yoo hoo' someone from the kitchen to serve us. Cafe open until 4:30 yet they were all packing up at 3! No kitchen staff on as had gone home so only bits and...More

1  Thank Whitfield_fam
ManagerDalemain, Front Office Manager at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Dalemain's historic tearoom, and I am so sorry that you had a negative experience. We always strive to ensure that our guests are given a warm welcome, and I do apologise if this was not the case. Our staff...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

My family come here family regularly for walks and to buy some of their brilliant marmalade. In winter the restaurant always have a great log fire going , and the staff are friendly , a good spot to spend an hour or two depending how...More

Thank j0hnsellers
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

What an amazing house & gardens my first visit to the marmalade awards as we won gold this year. The awards were fantastic held in the house itself what an amazing setting 👌I spent the whole weekend at the festival I ate in the tearooms...More

Thank foodie0149
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Poor food. High prices. Lovely location. £5.50 for a sausage sandwich. 1 sausage cut in half. 3 crisps. Stale bap. Stale scone obviously made a few days earlier. Overall lovely house and area. Mediocre food in my opinion

2  Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

parked at dalemain while we went walking and called in at the cafe for late lunch on the way back. I had a lovely bacon,brie and cranberry sandwich and coffee. There was a group of 30 walking so it was a bit slow getting served...More

1  Thank TripMember03312015
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The House is open between 10.30 and 3.30 Sundays to Thursdays, although access to the house is by way of a guided tour up to 2.00pm when after it becomes free flow. The award winning gardens are superb; being small, compact and with views over...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Went to a food festival here is a beautiful place and very nice for a day out, the food fair was excellent and had a great band on cant wait to return for another event

Thank Woodzy29
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Before visiting, check their website! There are some very good events throughout the year (marmalade festival, chilli festival etc). The tour through the house is very well done, and everyone can enjoy it. The coffee shop/restaurant is well serviced - I've never seen it quiet,...More

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