WELCOME TO DALEMAIN 2016
Free Access to Tearoom, Gift Shop selling the World's Best Marmalades, Antiques & Plant Sales


 

 

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

'Dalemain is a house that needs to be full of people. This is as true today as it always has been and as much as it is a home to my wife, myself and our children, it is a living, working entitiy that is of much wider importance and interest to the many people whose lives come into contact with it in one way or another.  We love it as our home, 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. We are home to 'The World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival' held annually in March at Dalemain and this year our message is clear 'Cumbria is Open for Business' despite the recent flooding and the Marmalade Festival is a great way to launch the new season for visitors.      Robert and Jane Hasell-McCosh

Dalemain has been the home of the Hasell Family for eleven generations, the most recent becoming Hasell-McCosh on the marriage of Robert and Jane Hasell-McCosh.

 

History, Culture & Landscape

Visitors can discover and enjoy four centuries of House Architecture, five acres of celebrated gardens, historic parkland and home-made food served in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom.

Click here to view Dalemain's 2016 Visitor Leaflet.

Dalemain is a haven of tranquillity. Come and take some time out from the hectic stress of every day life, and spend a while strolling through the house and gardens in this peaceful corner of the Lake District.

 

NEW Specialist Tours at Dalemain for 2016

THE HOUSEKEEPERS TOUR, DACRE CHURCH with HOUSE TOUR & GLORIOUS DALEMAIN IN THE GEORGIAN ERA.

Avaliable every Wednesday & Thursday for two hours starting at 10.00am. All tours include a personal guide, break for coffee/tea and homemade scone. Tours must be pre-booked.

Dalemain Historic House & Gardens sits in the wider landscape of a working estate and welcomes and encourages visitors to come and learn more about what has happened over the last 350 years since the Hasells started living here. Our specialist tours offer visitors a chance to explore various aspects; a Housekeepers Tour includng parts of the house not normally open to the public, Dacre Church and House tour, incorporating the history of the church and its relationship to the Hasell family, and a Glorious Georgian tour.

PRICE: £25 per person. £20 per person when booking for two or more people.

Please email houseopeningadmin@dalemain.com to book, or for further information on any of the above tours, or call 017684 86450 option 1.

 

 

 

The Historic Gardens in Summer

Our gardens are looking wonderful this summer - come and visit the beautiful Rose Terrace while it is still in bloom, and see the historic gardens in all their glory.

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PLANNING YOUR VISIT TO DALEMAIN MANSION & HISTORIC GARDENS

Dalemain is a haven of tranquillity. Come and take some time out from the hectic stress of every day life, and spend a while strolling through the house and gardens in this peaceful corner of the Lake District.

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Dalemain Plant Fair with Artisan Foods & Crafts

Sunday 19th June - 10am to 4pm. Come and visit our celebration of all things Gardening, with Quality Plants, Garden Tours & Advice, Crafts and Artisan foods.

FREE Entry to Plant Fair, Artisan Foods & Crafts.  Discounted entry to Gardens £5, House & Gardens £7 - Children FREE

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LATEST PRESS RELEASE: Winners Announced at 2016 Dalemain World Famous Marmalade Awards 2016

MARMALADE MOST TRAVELLED; WINNING MARMALADE MAKERS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE, AS DIZZYING ARRAY OF COUNTRIES CLAIM MULTIPLE AWARDS.  

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SAVE THE DALEMAIN OF AUSTRALIA

The NATIONAL TRUST of South Australia are putting in a bid to save the house immortalised in Picnic on Hanging Rock and a vital part of the South Australian Heritage.

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GREAT TASTE AWARDS NEWS 2014

Dalemain Marmalades have excelled at this year's Great Taste Awards.

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PENRITH REMEMBERS 1914 - 1918

Penrith Remembers Launches The Centenary Programme of the Commemoration of the World War 1 at Dalemain

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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.  

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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.

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