There is a fantastic range of events that take place in and around Ullswater each year that celebrate the rich diversity, local history, culture and beauty of the area. Highlights include the world famous Marmalade Festival, the popular Winter Droving, Ullswater Walking Festival or Ullswater’s very own Daff Fest. Or perhaps one of the many sporting events, such as the Ullswater Triathlon or the Epic Lakes Swim is more your cup of tea?

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Dalemain World Marmalade Awards and Festival

20th April @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Calling all marmalade makers and eaters! Join us to celebrate the 19th Dalemain World Marmalade Awards & Festival where we will be announcing the world’s best marmalade for 2024.

There will also be thousands of jars displayed in the Mansion, Artisan marmalades from across the world to try and buy, bell ringing, a juicing bicycle, stalls and a chance to meet the world’s most famous marmalade lover: Paddington Bear!

This year we are also offering a range of talks throughout the day so keep your eyes peeled for the final details!


20th April
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens
Penrith, CA11 0HB
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