Nestling in a tranquil corner of the Low Gardens of Dalemain historic house in Penrith, Cumbria, is a delightful, small and understated resting place for all the pets of the house since 1931.
The oldest of the graves belongs to Bunty, the children’s Cairn Terrier 1931 – 1941, with others belonging to Jack the Bearded Collie 1942 – 1956 and seven of the corgis including; Sunny, Bumble, Honey, Tim and lastly Barney all between 1945 and 1974.
Buried alongside the family pets are Heather the Fell Mare 1962 – 1989 and the well known black Fell Stallion Dalemain Nettle 1968 – 1989, whos prizewinning stock were renowned for their exceptionally good temperament. Owned and bred by Mrs. McCosh of Dalemain.
Above image courtesy of The Fell Pony Society