The modern estate comprises mixed farmland and forestry with Dalton Hall and its gardens at the centre.
The Home Farm and its walled garden used to supply the main house with most of its meat, milk, eggs, fruit and vegetables but has been converted to form the Dalton Hall Business Centre.
Dalton Crags, 294 acres of native woodland and limestone pavement is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is leased to the Forestry Commission. Public access is encouraged and a car park and picnic area has been provided by the Burton-in-Kendal Parish Council and the Forestry Commission on the road between Burton and Hutton Roof.
For more information, please see the Forestry Commission Press Release
Map of the Access Land on Dalton Crags
All of the Forestry and Woodland at Dalton is certified by
FSC Forest Stewardship Council United Kingdom
Dalton Park Wood
Gargaret Moss Plantation
Lime Kiln Plantation site of the Dalton Woodland Burial Ground
New Close Coppice
New Orchard Wood
Pedlar Field Wood
Wash Dub Wood