John & Carly’s Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding at The Midland

John Kitts and Carly Robb were married in April this year at The Midland. We are thrilled that they allowed us a peek behind the scenes of their romantic and stylish 1920’s wedding celebration.

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New additions to Morecambe’s Vintage By the Sea Festival’s flypast

This year’s Vintage By the Sea Festival is set to bigger than ever this year with three military crafts set take to the skies over Morecambe promenade. Continue reading “New additions to Morecambe’s Vintage By the Sea Festival’s flypast”

Morecambe’s Vintage by the Sea 2015 Music Line Up Announced

5th and 6th September 2015 will see a multi-venue celebration of the 20s to the 90s in Morecambe with Graeme Park & Dave Haslam confirmed to play on Saturday 5th at the former railway station. Continue reading “Morecambe’s Vintage by the Sea 2015 Music Line Up Announced”

English Lakes Bag Two VisitEngland Tourism Awards

Last night English Lakes picked up a national silver award for excellence in VisitEngland’s hospitality, catering and tourism Awards.

The Wild Boar secured a place at the top table at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015, coming in second position in the Tourism Pub of the Year award category. Continue reading “English Lakes Bag Two VisitEngland Tourism Awards”

Recipe: Blade of Beef, A Real Treat

Michael Wilson, Head Chef at The Midland
Michael Wilson, Head Chef at The Midland

With this recipe Head Chef at The Midland, Michael Wilson, proves that you can take a relatively ordinary cut of meat such as the blade, and transform it into a glorious melt-in-the mouth triumph. Just perfect for wholesome meal accompanied by your favourite glass of red wine!

This method requires the meat to be placed in a deep pan with enough liquid to cover the piece of meat. The pan must be covered with a secure-fitting lid to prevent the liquid from evaporating during the long cooking process (if you don’t have a deep pan, we have also tried this in a slow cooker).
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The Wild Boar & The Midland: Finalists in VisitEngland Awards

We are pleased to announce that two English Lakes properties have been named as finalists in the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015.

The Wild Boar, Windermere, has been shortlisted for Tourism Pub of the Year and The Midland, Morecambe, is in the running for the Tourism Event of the Year, for the Vintage by the Sea Festival. Continue reading “The Wild Boar & The Midland: Finalists in VisitEngland Awards”

Start your Coast to Coast Cycle at The Midland

The Way of the Roses is one of the UK’s great coast to coast cycle routes. Best cycled from west to east to take advantage of the prevailing winds and favourable gradients, traditionally you start by dipping your back wheel in the Irish Sea at Morecambe and finish when your front wheel splashes in the North Sea at Bridlington. Continue reading “Start your Coast to Coast Cycle at The Midland”