The dining room is one of 21 rooms in the dolls' house Pendle Hall. It was designed and decorated by Felicity Clemons over a forty year period, and each piece of furniture and fixture was handmade by her. She used books and magazines for inspiration, and to achieve a high level of accuracy in the design and execution of each item.
It is a large room on the ground floor of the house, directly above the kitchen; it is where family members and guests ate their meals, attended to by several servants.
In the centre of the room is a long wooden dining table, surrounded by ten wooden dining chairs and two wooden carver chairs, all with seats and backs upholstered in a tartan material. On the tables are various items, including a candelabra, four candle sticks, two vases with pink flowers, and a number of pieces of glassware. The dining suite sits on a large red woven rug, with fringing on either end.
On the left hand wall is a single matching dining chair and a small wooden side table. On the left hand side of the back wall is a wooden butler's table, which holds two green glass decanters. On the right hand side is a small wooden side table, with turned legs, which holds a china vase with pink flowers. On the right hand wall is a long sideboard, with turned legs, which holds a green glass jug and decanter, and a single matching dining chair.
In the centre of the back wall is an open fireplace, containing logs. Three large framed portrait paintings hang above it. On the left hand wall is a door to the entrance hall, while on the right hand wall is a long sash window, with a pair of red curtains. A large light fitting hangs in the centre of the room. The walls are decorated with square light wooden panelling, while the floor is covered with intricate decorated parquetry.
In the room are a young male and an older male servant, who are arranging items on the dining table.