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Bookings are now open for the 2018 Rose Day

Dalemain Rose Day is a unique opportunity for keen horticulturists who want to learn more about Dalemain's fascinating collection of over 100 old-fashioned roses. Archivist and rose enthusiast Frances Wilkins will be running this workshop, which will include a full rose presentation and history, a special rose themed lunch and a tour of the Dalemain [...]

May 2nd, 2018|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens OPEN for 2018!

Following the excitement of a very successful 13th Marmalade Awards & Festival we are delighted to be opening our doors for the coming season! The Mansion will be open 10.30am - 3.30pm for guided tours & freeflow every Sunday - Thursday. Please see our Times & Prices page for more information. For one week only [...]

March 19th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Dalemain in Winter

The winter season is here - the Mansion may have closed for the season at the end of October, but we have still been very busy here at Dalemain in the run up to Christmas. The Mediaeval Hall Tearoom has been open 11am - 3pm and has been a popular destination for walkers and Christmas [...]

December 14th, 2017|House and Estate News|

October Garden Update

Our gardeners have been hard at work this year, and have made some great changes. Here's what they are doing at the moment: Now is the time that we start to get busy with all the jobs we've been storing up until it got a bit colder, and the garden begins to go to sleep.  [...]

October 19th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Special tours inspired by ‘Dalemain’s Magical Garden’ – coming soon!

Join us in 2018 for a special range of themed tours inspired by NHK’s wonderful documentaries about the wildlife and family here at Dalemain Mansion in the Lake District. Find out where the squirrels live, discover what happened to the hedgehogs and taste the delicious apple mint jelly and freshly picked apples from the orchard. [...]

October 3rd, 2017|House and Estate News|

Christmas Lunches at Dalemain

Christmas lunches will once again be available here at Dalemain, so why not join us for a festive feast this December. Lunches will be served from 4th - 19th December (Sunday-Thursday) from 12-2:15pm. Alongside the classic roast turkey and Christmas pudding, we will be serving a variety of new dishes which all look delicious. Dalemain's [...]

October 2nd, 2017|House and Estate News|

Dalemain at the Westmorland Show

The Westmorland Show has been a staple in the Cumbrian calendar since 1799, and this year we were fortunate enough to have been offered a place to sell our range of Dalemain Marmalades in the Food Hall. The selection of local produce on offer was huge, and we were so pleased to be able to [...]

September 18th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Unstationary Artists come to Dalemain for C-Art

Dalemain is delighted to welcome a new collective of Artists to exhibit as one of the projects taking place for C-Art this September. Their work will be on display 10am - 4pm from Saturday 9th - Sunday 17th September, and promises to be a visually stunning and thought provoking collection of quality art. Unstationary Artists [...]

September 9th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Classic Car Show at Dalemain

Wigton Motor Club returned to Dalemain again this year for the 28th running of their Classic Car Show. Spectators came in their masses, and we were very fortunate that the weather stayed dry for the duration. Hundreds of cars entered the concours, but only one was crowned Car of the Show, a 1952 Standard Vanguard. [...]

August 22nd, 2017|House and Estate News|

Great Taste Awards for Dalemain

Every year, the Guild of Fine Food organises the Great Taste Awards. The Awards are a global food and drink competition, which names the best in cuisine that year. Following last year's success with our Bishop's Marmalade, we entered two of our Dalemain marmalades this time: Jane's Marmalade, and George's Marmalade. We're very proud to say that [...]

August 9th, 2017|House and Estate News|
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