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The Australian Marmalade Awards are BACK!

We are delighted to announce that the Australian Marmalade Awards ‘Dalemain Down Under’  are back for 2020! It’s been quite the year, but we have some excellent orange news – the Australian Marmalade Awards will once more be held in partnership with the National Trust of South Australia. This marks the 5th Anniversary of this [...]

2020-09-14T13:17:01+01:00September 14th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

NEW Outdoor Historic Tours of Dalemain

We are delighted to announce that we have been working on a series of outdoor tours for people who would like to know more about Dalemain and the family who have lived here since the 1670s. Our expert guides will bring history to life as they take you around the courtyard and the outside of [...]

2020-09-07T11:06:12+01:00September 7th, 2020|House and Estate News|

Harvest Celebrations postponed until 2021

Sadly, here at Dalemain we have decided not to go ahead with our Harvest celebrations this Autumn. We loved the event last year and had some great ideas for building upon it in 2020, however we have reluctantly decided that we are not in a position to hold a large scale event with the current [...]

2020-09-03T10:34:26+01:00September 3rd, 2020|House and Estate News|

Dalemain’s Historic Gardens now also open on Fridays!

We are delighted to announce that, following the success of our garden openings Sunday - Thursday, we are also going to open every Friday, beginning this Friday 7th August. We hope that this will allow more people to come and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the gardens, which are looking fantastic at this time [...]

2020-08-04T12:13:15+01:00August 4th, 2020|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Gardens open Sunday – Thursday!

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 more people to come and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the gardens, which are looking fantastic at this time [...]

2020-07-22T14:42:21+01:00July 22nd, 2020|House and Estate News|

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 Dalemain culminating in the Double Gold for his Luxury Grapefruit and Honey Marmalade that topped the Traditional Marmalade Class in [...]

2020-07-02T16:32:42+01:00July 2nd, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

The Dalemain Gardens are reopening

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 usual, but are full of summer colour, and we can't wait to welcome you back! We will be open Monday [...]

2020-07-02T17:01:29+01:00June 9th, 2020|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Blue Poppies Available to Click & Collect!

The Dalemain Gardens may be closed at present, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy our famous, beautiful meconopsis Blue Poppies this year. We are delighted to be offering a ‘click and collect’ service for green fingered enthusiasts to purchase their very own blue poppy plants. Simply place your order and then collect from 9am [...]

2020-06-08T11:18:56+01:00June 8th, 2020|House and Estate News|

Colour Combinations in the Dalemain Garden

Dalemain has always been famous for its interesting and unusual plant combinations, and I wanted to share with you some of my favourites that are currently blooming. Firstly, the alliums and variegated comfrey are in flower on the terrace and in the high garden. Two of my favourite flowers, the alliums are such a shock [...]

2020-05-27T11:14:57+01:00May 27th, 2020|Jane's blog|

Exclusive: the best Japanese marmalade in the world

The 2019 Japanese Dalemain Marmalade Awards was a phenomenal success, with more than 1500 entries across the whole of Japan. Yet despite the number of jars, there could be only one winner - and what a winner it was! Yasuyo Imamura's 'Yuzu with Sancho Black Pepper Marmalade' was a revelation, combining the classic sharpness of the [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:41+01:00May 13th, 2020|House and Estate News|
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