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Australian Marmalade Awards – judging complete!

Jane Hasell-McCosh has once again travelled to Adelaide to judge the Australian Marmalade Awards, organised by the South Australian National Trust in partnership with the Dalemain International Awards. Entries have grown year by year as the marmalade word has 'spread' and with record entries this year Jane was delighted to be tasting hundreds of jars, [...]

October 4th, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

Christmas Lunches at Dalemain Mansion

Christmas lunches will be available once again in Dalemain's Mediaeval Hall Tearoom from 3rd – 18th December (Sunday-Thursday, 12.00-2.15pm). This year, we have added new dishes to our Christmas menu such as a delicious Beef Casserole which will be served in a giant Yorkshire Pudding, as well as a new dessert: a Pear & Ginger Sticky [...]

September 20th, 2018|House and Estate News|

The Dalemain Marmalade Awards head for Japan!

We are delighted to announce that Dalemain Mansion, home of the World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival, will be appearing in a series of food events throughout Japan in the run up to the inaugural Japanese Festival of Marmalade, which is to be held in association with the Dalemain Marmalade Awards in Ehime, Japan in [...]

September 9th, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

2018 Australian Marmalade Awards Open

The 2018 Australian Marmalade Awards opened on 29th July, the occasion being marked by a Citrus Festival at Beaumont House in South Australia. This will be the third year that these awards have taken place in Australia having been first established by Jane Hasell-McCosh as an extension of the World's Original Marmalade Awards held at [...]

August 28th, 2018|Marmalade Awards News|

Apple & Brandy Marmalade succeeds at 2018 Great Taste Awards

We are very pleased to announce that our Dalemain Apple & Brandy Marmalade has been given a one-star award at the 2018 Great Taste Awards. Much like the Dalemain Marmalade Awards, the Great Taste Awards look for the best of the best. Only 40% of the 12,634 entries are deemed delicious enough for an Award, [...]

August 1st, 2018|House and Estate News|

Coming Up: Cumbria Classic Car Show at Dalemain

Wigton Motor Club's Classic Car Show is returning to Dalemain on 19th August 2018. This is the 30th outing of the Show, and organisers hope for it to be the biggest yet! The Show has gone from strength to strength, passing the 750-car mark last year. The Cumbria Classic Car Show is the finale to [...]

July 19th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Explore the NEW Dalemain Loop

Following the fantastic success of the ‘Ullswater Way’ footpath around the shores of Lake Ullswater, the Lake District National Park and Dalemain Estates have announced the official new ‘Dalemain Loop’ extension. At approximately 5 miles, the new route offers walkers the chance to enjoy different features of the Ullswater Valley. The Dalemain loop can be [...]

July 5th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Dalemain’s NEW Shell Garden

Here at Dalemain, we like to constantly bring something new to our historic Gardens. As such, Jane Hasell-McCosh has been busy creating the new Shell Garden, which sits between the Terrace and the Elizabethan Knot Garden. The shells take the place of the red poppies in the Spiral Garden which were planted to commemorate the [...]

June 25th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Plant Fair – THIS SUNDAY!

The Dalemain Plant Fair with Artisan Foods & Crafts is back on the 17th June 2018. Stalls will include a selection of the best nurseries in the North, as well as artisanal food producers and craftspeople. Make a day of it with a tour of our award-winning Gardens, specialist talks, and a cream tea on [...]

June 15th, 2018|House and Estate News|

The Dalemain Gardens in Summer

The recent warm weather has really brought the Gardens along and they are looking beautiful! Our famous Himalayan blue poppies (Meconopsis Grandis Dalemain) are on show in the Low Garden, and the roses along the terrace are smelling divine. The poppies originally arrived at Dalemain after being gifted to Sylvia McCosh by George Sheriff, who [...]

June 7th, 2018|House and Estate News|
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