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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|

Bishops wins 2 Stars in Great Taste Awards!

We are proud to announce that our Bishop's Marmalade has received 2 Stars in the 2020 Great Taste Awards. Made with Lemon and Quince, this has always been one of our favourite marmalades, and we are so pleased that the Great Taste judges agree with us about how special the flavour is. They described it [...]

2020-09-28T17:19:55+01:00September 28th, 2020|House and Estate 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 [...]

2020-10-06T15:28:38+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|
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