2021 Dalemain Plant Fair – Sunday 20th June!

We are delighted to announce the return on our annual Plant Fair on Sunday 20th June! Enjoy a great day out in 2021 at the Dalemain Plant Fair, celebrating all things gardening in the beautiful surroundings of Dalemain Mansion & its award-winning Historic Gardens. The Plant Stalls The Fair will take place from 10am - [...]

2021-06-10T12:21:02+01:00June 2nd, 2021|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Marmalades features on the Antiques Roadtrip!

We were delighted to be featured on the latest episode of the Antiques Roadtrip, which included a number of Cumbrian attractions. Jane Hasell-McCosh was very pleased to welcome Roo Irvine to Dalemain Mansion as part of this episode, where they talked all things marmalade. As well as talking Roo through the history of the preserve, [...]

2021-05-18T14:40:02+01:00May 18th, 2021|House and Estate News|

Cumbria Classic Car Weekend returns for 2021!

The biggest motoring event in Cumbria will be back with a bang this summer! The Cumbria Classic Weekend is on August 21st/22nd with the Rose and Thistle Challenge Tour on the Saturday starting in Carlisle, heading into the Borders and finishing near Penrith on the Saturday. It’s open to all vintage, historic and classic cars. [...]

2021-05-05T15:11:43+01:00May 5th, 2021|House and Estate News|

New Garden Terrace in Development

The Garden may have been closed for much of 2020, but the Hasells have been keeping busy creating exciting new features for when visitors return. The largest project has been the creation of a new black and white terrace at the top of the high garden. The sloping lawn has been shaped to form different [...]

2021-03-31T15:36:03+01:00March 31st, 2021|House and Estate News|

Japanese Cherry Trees gifted to Dalemain for Season of Culture

Dalemain Mansion has received a very special gift of 30 cherry trees as a symbol of their friendship with Japan. The trees were gifted by the Sakura Cherry Tree Project, which has donated 6,500 trees as part of the Japan-UK season of culture. The trees will bloom in parks, gardens and schools across the UK, [...]

2021-03-04T16:17:02+00:00March 4th, 2021|House and Estate News|

RHS Partner Garden of the Year Competition

RHS Partner Garden of the Year 2021 - Feel Good Garden As an RHS Partner Garden, Dalemain is joining with the Royal Horticultural Society, Britain’s biggest gardening charity, in asking the nation to choose the RHS Partner (Feel Good) Garden of 2021! Although we are closed at the moment, we look forward to welcoming visitors [...]

2021-02-24T11:42:58+00:00February 24th, 2021|House and Estate News|

NEW: Festive Takeaway Afternoon Tea for Two

Festive Takeaway Afternoon Teas are here! Here at Dalemain our wonderful tearoom staff have been working hard to bring Christmas to you following a very strange year. As it is not possible to welcome guests to Dalemain for our usual Christmas lunches, we are delighted to instead offer a takeaway Festive Afternoon Tea for Two. [...]

2020-11-23T16:19:20+00:00November 23rd, 2020|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Hampers – Click & Collect Now!

Dalemain hampers are now available on our website, and are the perfect festive gift for marmalade lovers! Choose our pre-wrapped gift hamper, for our classic, ready-made selection. Our marmalade lover’s hamper contains a jar of our famous Christmas marmalade, lovingly made in the Dalemain tearooms with added port and cranberries for that festive kick! It [...]

2020-11-16T13:43:21+00:00November 16th, 2020|House and Estate News|

Children’s competition – Dalemain Dragon’s Lore

We've got a special children's competition for the younger ones this half term - can they come up with a tale or image that tells the story of the Dragon and Sleeping Giantess down in the Dalemain Low Garden? We would love to know what you think their story is - are they fierce or [...]

2020-10-22T17:12:18+01:00October 22nd, 2020|House and Estate News|

Plant Sale – Collect a Clump!

Welcome to the Dalemain Plant Sale: This is a lovely way of buying plants – decent sized ‘clumps’ straight from the garden which will immediately fill a space. Whether shade loving, sun loving or happy anywhere, they are well grown and needing a new home.  There are many old favourites on the list and some [...]

2020-10-05T16:24:14+01:00October 1st, 2020|House and Estate News|

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