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Welcome to my home, Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

  Dalemain has been owned by my husband’s family since 1675. It is situated in a very big landscape of rolling parkland, lakes and rugged Cumbrian hills and it is hardly surprising when the first Edward Hasell set eyes on the Pele tower and medieval manor house in this beautiful valley that he fell in [...]

October 11th, 2016|House and Estate News|

Apple Celebration Menu

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.

September 19th, 2016|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Christmas Lunches In the Medieval Hall

A home cooked, locally sourced seasonal treat served in the splendor of the Medieval Hall decked out for the Festive Season with a welcoming open log fire. The perfect setting for a traditional festive feast, whether you’re a group of work colleagues, family or friends. We also cater for larger groups & parties and can [...]

September 19th, 2016|House and Estate News|

Christmas Gifts at Dalemain In the Medieval Hall

Dalemain Gift Vouchers: Gift Vouchers— From £6.50: Full Sandwich Cream Tea or Afternoon Tea House & Garden or Garden Only Ticket Friends of Dalemain 2014 Membership Christmas Lunch Gifts For Christmas: A selection of gifts from our gift shop now available to buy in the tearoom. Marmalade & Pickle Gift Sets Christmas Gift Sets Starting [...]

September 19th, 2016|House and Estate News|

The Printmakers come to Dalemain for C-Art

We are delighted to welcome the return of Cumbria Printmakers to Dalemain for C-Art 10th - 25th September. This co-operative of artists will be displaying an innovative, beautiful and exciting range of art that demonstrates the huge range of printmaking methods. They will be displaying their art 10am - 5pm daily.   Dalemain Mansion & [...]

September 14th, 2016|House and Estate News|

The 2016 World’s Best Marmalade Winners Announced

It has been another fantastic year for marmalade, with higher standards and tastier marmalade than ever. Our volunteers are very busy posting out mark cards for every entry received and certificates for all the winners in the home-made, Artisan and B&B, Hotel and Restaurant Competitions and Marmalashes. Everyone who entered will receive their scores & [...]

September 14th, 2016|Marmalade Awards News|

Latest Winners Press Release

  Tim French (Head Buyer, Fortnum & Mason), Jane Hasell-McCosh (Founder), Jo Aldhouse (Double Gold Home-made Winner), Karen Jankel (MD Paddington & Daughter of Michael Bond) and Martin Grant (MD of Mackays) MARMALADE MOST TRAVELLED; WINNING MARMALADE MAKERS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE, AS DIZZYING ARRAY OF COUNTRIES CLAIM MULTIPLE AWARDS World’s Best Marmalades Announced [...]

September 14th, 2016|Marmalade Awards News|

Dalemain House & Gardens Inspire Creativity!

A recent visitor sent us this charming poem, inspired by and largely written in Dalemain Gardens. We are delighted that she found her surroundings so beautiful and simply had to share it. If anyone else has been inspired by Dalemain or the surrounding landscape, and would like to share poetry, art or photographs, we would [...]

September 12th, 2016|House and Estate News|

Dalemain House & Gardens Inspire Creativity!

A recent visitor sent us this charming poem, inspired by and largely written in Dalemain Gardens. We are delighted that she found her surroundings so beautiful and simply had to share it. If anyone else has been inspired by Dalemain or the surrounding landscape, and would like to share poetry, art or photographs, we would [...]

September 1st, 2016|House and Estate News|

Dalemain’s Magical Gardens are an International Sensation!

For the past five months, starting with the World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival in March, filming of Dalemain’s Gardens has been commissioned by NHK, a major Japanese network. The result is ‘Dalemain’s Magical Garden’, an hour and a half documentary to be broadcast on 20th August at 7:30pm on primetime Japanese television. Japanese visitors [...]

August 22nd, 2016|House and Estate News|
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