Welcome to Dalemain
"We love Dalemain as our home, it is a very special house with an extraordinarily warm and welcoming atmosphere, and it is our pleasure to share it with the many visitors and friends who chance upon it."
Robert and Jane Hasell-McCosh
Dalemain has been the home of the Hasell-McCosh for eleven generations. Here, visitors can discover and enjoy four centuries of history, 5 acres of celebrated gardens, historic parkland and home-made food served in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom. Home to the World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival held at Dalemain annually in March.
Click here to view Dalemain's 2014 Visitor Leaflet.
Dalemain Wishes Everyone a Happy & Prosperous New Year
Why not enter our Amazing Marmamlade Competition & Help Raise Money for Charity?
Last year those golden pots of marmalade raised over £23,000 for Charity. For full details and entry forms: www.marmaladeawards.com Deadline for all entries 13 February 2014
Dalemain Wins HHA/Christie's Prestigious Garden of the Year Award 2013
The charming English gardens of Dalemain, nestled in the Lake District, have won the 2013 Garden of the Year Award sponsored by the Historic Houses Association and Christie’s. This prestigious national award, now in its 29th year, is designed to recognise the importance of gardens with outstanding horticultural and public appeal, either in their own right or as the setting for an historic house.
Yet another record number of jars sent into the World's Original Marmalade Awards held at Dalemain annually in March
An international competition founded by Jane Hasell-McCosh. For the past eight years, Dalemain has hosted The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival firmly placing it at the centre of the marmalade map. From 50 jars in 2005, the Awards have grown each year and this year, nearly 2,000 jars of marmalade were entered and judged.
Dalemain wins prestigious Heritage Award for best event 2012
Dalemain has been presented with a prestigious Hudson’s Heritage Award for Best Event 2012 - The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival.