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Colour Combinations in the Dalemain Garden

Dalemain has always been famous for its interesting and unusual plant combinations, and I wanted to share with you some of my favourites that are currently blooming. Firstly, the alliums and variegated comfrey are in flower on the terrace and in the high garden. Two of my favourite flowers, the alliums are such a shock [...]

2020-05-27T11:14:57+01:00May 27th, 2020|Jane's blog|

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We are living in unprecedented times, and we know that at the moment community is more important than ever. As people are unable to leave their homes, we wanted to do something to bring Dalemain to you. We will be sending out a newsletter every week with stories about this year's Marmalade Awards, events to [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00March 31st, 2020|House and Estate News|

United by Marmalade: Winners Announced!

Thank you to everyone who visited Dalemain Mansion on the Marmalade Festival weekend! Despite the rain, it was a fantastic event and we are so delighted with the huge numbers of people who braved the weather to attend, taste the marmalades, visit the state rooms and take part in the lectures and talks. Thank you [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:45+01:00March 21st, 2019|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 [...]

2018-09-25T10:07:06+01:00September 20th, 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 [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:46+01:00July 5th, 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 [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:46+01:00June 7th, 2018|House and Estate News|

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 [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:46+01:00May 2nd, 2018|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 [...]

2018-09-20T10:40:20+01:00October 2nd, 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. [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:53+01:00August 22nd, 2017|House and Estate News|
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