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The Harvest Festival Returns for 2022!

Our Harvest Festival returns on Sunday 18th September! Join us from 10am-4pm for a celebration of all things Autumnal. We are hosting a traditional celebration of the harvest, offering visitors a chance to explore the importance of the Harvest at Dalemain and in Cumbria throughout the centuries. There will be talks, activities and guided tours, to be enjoyed [...]

2022-08-11T15:41:13+01:00August 11th, 2022|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Mansion Celebrates Family Link to Lancaster & Carlisle Railway Line 175th Anniversary

On 15th December 1846 the inaugural train from Lancaster arrived in Carlisle. Two days later, timetabled passenger services started. These events marked a milestone in the construction of what we now know as the London to Glasgow “West Coast Main Line”. At Carlisle and Penrith, it was now possible to travel to and from the [...]

2022-08-04T10:00:35+01:00August 4th, 2022|House and Estate News|

‘Man Made’ Marmalade Takes Gold Crown at The World Marmalade Festival

Press Release-16/05/2022   The Dalemain Marmalade Festival is the culmination of the World’s Original Marmalade Awards, with winners of the hotly contested homemade marmalade categories announced and the ‘Best In Show’ awarded. The 2022 Best in Show was won by Mike Ranson from Newcastle, with his Seville Orange Marmalade with Cider and Calvados. Over 3,000 [...]

Marmalade Makers Gather to Crown the Best Professional Preserve Producers on Dalemain National Marmalade Day

Press Release-28/03/2022 The Gold and Double Gold Winners of the Artisan, Hotel, B&B and Restaurant Awards were announced with great fanfare at Dalemain Mansion on Saturday 26th March. Marmalade makers, came from the UK and from around the world to meet Marmalade Patrons the High Sheriff of Cumbria and 2022 judges to celebrate the Award-winning [...]

2022-04-06T16:08:08+01:00April 6th, 2022|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Dalemain National Marmalade Day

Join us on Sunday 27th March from 10.30am-4.00pm as we celebrate and host Dalemain National Marmalade Day! In the morning, listen out for church bells across the country as they ring the 'Marmalade Delight Minor', a special peal in honour of the World's Original Marmalade Awards. There will be a variety of British and international [...]

2022-03-14T16:01:13+00:00March 4th, 2022|Marmalade Awards News|

The 2022 Marmalade Awards are now Closed!

Entries for The World’s Original Marmalade Awards 2022 have now closed as marmalade flooded in to the halls of Dalemain Mansion. We have received 3,000 entries from preserve lovers around the world including Japan, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland and Taiwan to name a few. Most of the whole world is gripped with marmalade fever encouraged by [...]

2022-02-21T10:55:52+00:00February 21st, 2022|Marmalade Awards News|

The World’s Original Marmalade Awards is Spreading the Love for Britain’s Favourite Preserve

Press Release-11/02/2022 Entries for The World’s Original Marmalade Awards 2022 have now closed as marmalade flooded in to the halls of Dalemain Mansion. The organisers have received over 3,000 entries from preserve lovers around the world including Japan, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland and Taiwan to name a few. Most of the whole world is gripped with [...]

2022-02-17T16:41:27+00:00February 17th, 2022|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

A Pre-Mother’s Day Treat at Dalemain

Join us at Dalemain for a delicious Afternoon Tea set in the Medieval Hall with beautifully decorated tables and a roaring fire to complete the mood. With homemade open sandwiches, tasty local treats and our famous Dalemain fruit scone, this is the perfect pre-Mother's Day treat!     The Afternoon Tea will be served on [...]

2022-02-16T14:46:16+00:00February 16th, 2022|House and Estate News|

New Categories Are A Hit With Marmalade Enthusiasts!

As the Competition Opens, Everyone is Talking About The ‘New for 2022’ Press Release-17/01/2022   The World’s Original Marmalade Awards is entering its seventeenth year in style by celebrating the best Britain has to offer. There are quirky categories and a step forward with the Next Generation led by last year’s youngest ever winner. Part [...]

2022-01-18T16:35:18+00:00January 18th, 2022|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

The Marmalade Competition is OPEN!

We are delighted to announce that the 2022 Marmalade Awards are now open! This year the competition got off to an amazing start with bells ringing out for marmalade. A team of bell ringers rang a Quarter Peal and named it: Marmalade Delight Minor, in honour of the Awards. This musical melody was rung at [...]

2022-01-11T15:28:35+00:00January 11th, 2022|Marmalade Awards News|

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