The 11th World's Original Marmalade Festival has begun and it is spread across three venues for the first time.
There are events this weekend at Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens, Penrith town centre and the Rheged Centre, featuring children's craft, cookery, film and storytelling activities, food and craft markets, Paddington Bear appearances, marmalade talks and question time, chef demonstrations.
Over 2000 competition marmalades will be on display but the one everyone will want to taste is the one of the world's most expensive marmalades.
A free 'Orange Express' shuttle bus is operating between the venues throughout the weekend.
If children bring their teddy to Penrith town centre, they can experience the teddy zip wire from the top of St Andrew's church.
The green fingered keepers of the grounds of Dalemain Mansion are celebrating tonight after being awarded the national Garden of the Year award.
The historic house near Penrith now joins an illustrious list of former winners including Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard.
We sent Ryan Dollard out into the sunshine to find out why visitors have voted Dalemain's flowers and borders the very finest in the country:
Dalemain Mansion owner Jane Hasell-McCosh says she is honoured to have been given the "Garden of the Year" award:
The annual Garden of the Year award has been won by Dalemain Mansion in Cumbria.
The trophy, which has previously been won by Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard, was presented to owner Jane Hasell-McCosh in the grounds of the garden.
A country house in Cumbria is to be honoured for its gardens.
Dalemain Mansion near Penrith will receive the prestigious Garden of the Year Award from the Historic Houses Association.
Previous winners of the award include Castle Howard and Blenheim Palace.