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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 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|

The Senegal Marmalade Celebrations – entering the Marmalade Awards

One of the joys of the World’s Original Marmalade Awards has always been welcoming entries from all around the world. We love celebrating the growing global communities of marmalade makers, and being introduced to new types of citrus fruits. In 2020 we welcomed an incredibly exciting addition to the marmalade family, with the launch of [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:41+01:00May 6th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Q&A with 2020 Best in Show winner Jonathan Hamel Cooke

Jonathan Hamel Cooke, from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, is this year's official Best in Show winner of the Marmalade Awards, beating thousands of entries from all over the world. We caught up with him to see how he did it.. How do you feel having won the Marmalade Awards 2020? Having won various classes over the years, [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00April 27th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Cancellation of the 2020 World Marmalade Awards in Japan

We are very sorry to announce that the entire 2020 Dalemain World Marmalade Awards & Festival in Japan has been cancelled, because of the coronavirus pandemic. We were so excited to receive almost 1,300 entries from across Japan and beyond. However, following the Japanese Government’s declaration of a State Of Emergency, it was decided by [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00April 16th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Subscribe to the Dalemain Newsletter!

We are living in unprecedented times, and we know that at the moment community is more important than ever. As people are unable to leave their homes, we wanted to do something to bring Dalemain to you. We will be sending out a newsletter every week with stories about this year's Marmalade Awards, events to [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00March 31st, 2020|House and Estate News|

Visiting Dalemain – Important Update

We have been carefully following the updates and advice regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Following the government’s social distancing guidance, we have decided that for the safety of our staff and visitors Dalemain will close at the end of March, until further notice. Sadly, this means that we will not be able to display the marmalade [...]

2020-03-31T17:06:59+01:00March 19th, 2020|House and Estate News|