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Pooley Bridge, Penrith, England
+44 17684 86450
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Impromptu afternoon visit

Popped in for lunch with visiting friends. Sat outside in the lovely courtyard, (great if you've... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Penrith, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting house with beautiful garden

We really enjoyed our visit to this fascinating historic house, with a great cafe. It was raining... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Washington, United Kingdom
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This medieval Tudor and early-Georgian mansion has been home to the Hasell family since 1679.
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  • Average9%
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Pooley Bridge, Penrith, England
+44 17684 86450
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch with visiting friends. Sat outside in the lovely courtyard, (great if you've been walking and have dogs as there's an area of cover too for rainy days) really lovely setting. Food was very tasty, cakes fabulous and service was very helpful...More

Thank bsds13
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to this fascinating historic house, with a great cafe. It was raining and we debated whether or not to visit the gardens. We were so glad we did as they were stunningly beautiful, in such a tranquil setting. The planting...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great half-day visiting Dalemain Gradens and walking the approx.. 2 1/2 mile return walk to the village of Dacre. The Gardens were very interesting, consisting of many small, but differently themed plots. Spotted red squirrels in the woods.

2  Thank Steve031001
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We followed a signpost for Dalemain Mansion from the A66 on our way home from Cumbria to Yorkshire, having no idea what we would find when we arrived. It was definitely worth being curious as we found a country mansion, the oldest part of which...More

1  Thank hortenseLeeds
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Dalemain House, Gardens and tearoom / Shop are well worth a visit. A very good half day visit to the House and Gardens. The old medieval hall has been used as the tea room. Good food and a great selection of Marmalades from their annual...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Walked here from Waterfoot Park, just passed Pooley Bridge. Nice flat easy walk through fields and by the river

1  Thank Bluepurse1334
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Arrived here for a motoring event and was pleasantly surprised by the tearoom. Decent brew and cake at a reasonable price. Seating a little cramped.

1  Thank twozerouk .
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I was passing this place in December and called in to try the tea room. I say a farmer who very kindly explained about the deer and was able to let me photograph them. I paid three pounds to access the gardens which were deserted...More

2  Thank ChrisintheBahamas
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Enjoyed our visit here. I didn't know much about the architecture so was surprised, having entered a Georgian exterior with its formal ground floor rooms, to go upstairs into a tudor room. The gardens were lovely too, though all in all, it was a short...More

1  Thank AllyMcBally
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Old house with fascinating history, some lovely gardens, formal and informal - children would love 'finding the 'giant', and an excellent tea room and shop. Very friendly and helpful staff. A bit run-down in some aspects, but there again it is an old house. Some...More

Thank Escorada
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Sandra R
26 April 2017|
Response from Steve031001 | Reviewed this property |
From the Dalemain website (google "dalemain dogs") : Assistance dogs only in the House & Gardens, tearoom and gift shop. Dogs on leads are welcome in the outside Courtyard area, car parking area and Dacre walk at the back of... More