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Update regarding the coronavirus pandemic:

We are pleased to announce that the Historic Gardens are now open to the public. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to the gardens, to see the old-fashioned roses and enjoy the tranquility. We are committed to the safety of visitors and staff and ask that all visitors to the garden obey strict social distancing measures. We are serving delicious homemade takeaway food and our famous marmalade shop is open in the corner barn. The mansion will remain closed. We know that in these times community is more important than ever, and we would love for you to sign up to our newsletter, where we are bringing Dalemain to you with stories about the Awards, Mansion and Gardens. You can sign up HERE.

Robert and Jane Hasell-McCosh

Dalemain House

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

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The World’s Original Marmalade Festival will be returning on Saturday 13th March 2021, so put the date in your diaries and get ready to go orange!

Dalemain marmalade

Explore online the Dalemain marmalade collection and our Award Winners marmalades. We also have a selection of Dalemain small gifts and souvenirs.

Prebooking Group Tours

Our specialist tours offer visitors a chance to experience various aspects; A House Tour including parts of the house not normally open to the public, A Garden Tour going behind the scenes into the working parts of the garden, Dacre Church and House Tour incorporating the history of the church and its relationship to the Hasell family and Glorious Dalemain in the Georgian Era.

To book a tour please contact Miss Florence Lindeman on 017684 86450 or email on

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Dalemain Gardens open Sunday – Thursday!

July 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

We are delighted to announce that, following the success of our garden openings Monday - Thursday, we are also going to open every Sunday, beginning this Sunday 26th July. We hope that this will allow [...]

The Dalemain Gardens are reopening

June 9th, 2020|0 Comments

We are delighted to announce that the Dalemain Historic Gardens will re-open on Monday 6th July, the perfect time to see our collection of hundreds of old-fashioned roses. The gardens are looking slightly wilder than [...]


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Lachlan’s Lockdown Marmalade Toffee

This recipe was sent to us by Lachlan (Dr L. Shackleton-Fergus) who operates his tiny gourmet marmalade and confectionery business (J.B. Shackleton's) from his family home near Melbourne, Australia. Lachlan has won six Golds at [...]


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2020 Opening Times

We are delighted to announce that the Dalemain Gardens are now open Sunday – Friday 11am – 4pm. We are operating under the strictest social distancing rules, and have additional measures in place to ensure the safety of guests and staff. We ask visitors to Dalemain to obey all social distancing measures, to ensure that everyone can enjoy the gardens safely.

We are offering delicious takeaway food and visitors can buy our world famous marmalades. The Mansion will remain CLOSED until further notice.