Apple Celebrations in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom- throughout October

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Ancient Apples at Dalemain

The apple harvest has come round once more.
We have been filling our beautiful and ancient apple store with this precious harvest. Why not go to the top of the garden and see it for yourself. It is 16th century and was not originally intended for apples but as a place for quiet contemplation and the occasional pipe looking out over to the fells. 
By the 1800’s oak shelves were constructed and apples are laid out so that they do not touch each other and can be stored until the spring.
Our range of apple trees become a history lesson of the apple and the needs of the household from the very early Crab apples to the modern day. There is Nonpariel from the 1500's, Wyken pippin from 1720, Keswick codlin from 1793, Beauty of Bath from 1834, Lanes Prince Albert from 1841, Peasgood Nonesuch from 1853, Newton Wonder from 1870 and finally Laxton Superb in 1897.
Why not taste a few and see which ones you like and then go up the garden and see where they are grown and stored.

Mediaeval Hall Tearoom
Join us in our Apple Celebrations Menu, Marmalade & Frozen Food Range

How quickly the year has flown and the apple harvest is here and we have filled our beautiful ancient apple store in the garden.  As an Autumn/October OFFER why not enjoy a trip around the gardens for £5 and pop into the tearoom to taste and buy a selection of Dalemain’s ancient varieties of Apples. 

Also in the tearoom are a selection of delicious apple themed cakes and marmalades.

Cakes
Apple Scone (£2.50)
Sticky Apple Ginger Cake (£1.90)

Jane’s Windfall Apple Marmalade - available to taste and buy in the Gift Shop & Tearoom

Marmalade Description: Dalemain has a rich collection of apple trees that range through many centuries. They are always laden with fruit which are picked and stored in our 16th Century grotto, converted into an Apple House by the Victorians. It is these which are used to make our Jane’s Windfall Apple Marmalade. It has a distinct apple taste which is overlaid with citrus through the addition of lemons and grapefruit. A dash of brandy adds to the depth of flavour.

An Apple Pudding from our Frozen Food Range - Available to buy and take home - Just defrost, cook and enjoy!

Apple Flapjack Crumble which is a real treat served with cream, ice-cream or custard!

A SELECTION OF OF DALEMAIN ANCIENT VARIETIES OF APPLES ARE AVAILABLE TO TASTE AND BUY IN THE TEAROOM   AT £1 PER KILO - please ask at the till for assistance

Apple Celebrations Menu

Last changed: Oct 01 2014 at 1:59 PM

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Apple Celebrations in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom- throughout October

How quickly the year has flown and the apple harvest is here and we have filled our beautiful ancient apple store in the garden.  To celebrate our bumper harvest, a selection of Dalemain's ancient varieties of Apples are available to taste and buy in the tearoom. 

We also have an Apple Menu throughout October in the Tearoom with a welcoming open log fire.

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