hotel, b&b, and restaurant category

The World’s Original Marmalade Awards
Hotel, B&B and Restaurant Category


The 2018 Marmalade competition is now CLOSED. Thank you to everyone who sent their entries.


We are hugely grateful to everyone who has sent us their precious jars over the past months. The 2018 Marmalade Awards are now CLOSED and the results will be announced at the Marmalade Festival at Dalemain Mansion on 17th March.

Hotel, Restaurant and B&B Gold winners and Artisan Gold winners will be informed of their results and invited to the Marmalade Festival for an exclusive reception on Friday 16th March. All other entrants are invited to attend the festival where they can collect their results and certificates and speak with our head judges Pam Corbin and Dan Lepard, who will provide feedback and help for any interested marmalade makers.

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens will be open 17th & 18th March 10am – 4pm with all marmalade entries on display in the state rooms and Artisan marmalades from around the world available to taste and buy in the great barn. Join us for Marmalade cookery demonstrations, Q&As, delicious marmalade themed food, a masterclass, live music and more! The Awards Presentations will take place at 10am on Saturday 17th March. The ‘Marmalashes’ and Commonwealth Competition will be judged on Sunday 18th March in the public rooms.

Penrith Goes Orange Marmalade Festival will be taking place in Penrith town centre on 17th March 10am – 4pm. The whole town is going marmalade-mad, with dancing, music, storytelling, teddy-bear ziplines, an artisan farmer’s market and lots of orange shop windows with marmalady special offers!

Click here for more information about the festival.


We are delighted to continue our partnership with software company eviivo as sponsors of the Hotel, B&B and Restaurant category. The eviivo booking suite enables independent hotels, guest houses and B&Bs to manage all their bookings quickly and easily. It takes reservations from all the leading travel websites, then quickly confirms bookings and accepts payments: anytime, anywhere, on any device. We think that the eviivo booking suite gives our supporters who manage small hotels, guest house and B&Bs the edge in a competitive market, and we are happy to partner with them in this category.


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