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Apple & Brandy Marmalade succeeds at 2018 Great Taste Awards

We are very pleased to announce that our Dalemain Apple & Brandy Marmalade has been given a one-star award at the 2018 Great Taste Awards. Much like the Dalemain Marmalade Awards, the Great Taste Awards look for the best of the best. Only 40% of the 12,634 entries are deemed delicious enough for an Award, [...]

August 1st, 2018|House and Estate News|

Coming Up: Cumbria Classic Car Show at Dalemain

Wigton Motor Club's Classic Car Show is returning to Dalemain on 19th August 2018. This is the 30th outing of the Show, and organisers hope for it to be the biggest yet! The Show has gone from strength to strength, passing the 750-car mark last year. The Cumbria Classic Car Show is the finale to [...]

July 19th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Explore the NEW Dalemain Loop

Following the fantastic success of the ‘Ullswater Way’ footpath around the shores of Lake Ullswater, the Lake District National Park and Dalemain Estates have announced the official new ‘Dalemain Loop’ extension. At approximately 5 miles, the new route offers walkers the chance to enjoy different features of the Ullswater Valley. The Dalemain loop can be [...]

July 5th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Dalemain’s NEW Shell Garden

Here at Dalemain, we like to constantly bring something new to our historic Gardens. As such, Jane Hasell-McCosh has been busy creating the new Shell Garden, which sits between the Terrace and the Elizabethan Knot Garden. The shells take the place of the red poppies in the Spiral Garden which were planted to commemorate the [...]

June 25th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Plant Fair – THIS SUNDAY!

The Dalemain Plant Fair with Artisan Foods & Crafts is back on the 17th June 2018. Stalls will include a selection of the best nurseries in the North, as well as artisanal food producers and craftspeople. Make a day of it with a tour of our award-winning Gardens, specialist talks, and a cream tea on [...]

June 15th, 2018|House and Estate News|

The Dalemain Gardens in Summer

The recent warm weather has really brought the Gardens along and they are looking beautiful! Our famous Himalayan blue poppies (Meconopsis Grandis Dalemain) are on show in the Low Garden, and the roses along the terrace are smelling divine. The poppies originally arrived at Dalemain after being gifted to Sylvia McCosh by George Sheriff, who [...]

June 7th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Bookings are now open for the 2018 Rose Day

Dalemain Rose Day is a unique opportunity for keen horticulturists who want to learn more about Dalemain's fascinating collection of over 100 old-fashioned roses. Archivist and rose enthusiast Frances Wilkins will be running this workshop, which will include a full rose presentation and history, a special rose themed lunch and a tour of the Dalemain [...]

May 2nd, 2018|House and Estate News|

Orange marmalade from Rajasthan, India wins 2018 Commonwealth category

The winner of the 2018 Commonwealth category in the World Original Marmalade Awards is India, with an Orange & Ginger Marmalade made by Victoria Singh at Col. Sudhir Farm, Kota, Rajasthan, using organic oranges picked from a tree that grow in the grounds of the house, with white Indian sugar, stone-crushed locally grown root ginger [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

Winners of the Label Competition

We always receive huge numbers of creative entries into our annual Marmalade Label competition, and this year has been no exception! Thank you to everyone who entered the competition, and huge congratulations to the following winners: THE CHILDREN'S LABEL COMPETITION We had so many beautiful entries, but the three that the judges loved the most [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens OPEN for 2018!

Following the excitement of a very successful 13th Marmalade Awards & Festival we are delighted to be opening our doors for the coming season! The Mansion will be open 10.30am - 3.30pm for guided tours & freeflow every Sunday - Thursday. Please see our Times & Prices page for more information. For one week only [...]

March 19th, 2018|House and Estate News|
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