Former Midland Manager Returns for Nostalgic Visit

It was a privilege to welcome the Speirs family back to The Midland after many years. Mr Robert Speirs, now 91, was The Midland Manager through much of the 1960s.

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Grasmere Gingerbread® – Part of our Cultural Landscape

In July 2017 we will discover whether the Lake District is to become the UK’s first National Park to be awarded World Heritage status. Seeking inscription under the ‘cultural landscape’ category, this is defined as a combined work of nature and man.  There have been many Lake District businesses, sometimes starting out as no more than a back room cottage industry, which, through perseverance, hard work and love of the landscape, have produced a rich heritage of products and service that define this beautiful part of the world. Continue reading “Grasmere Gingerbread® – Part of our Cultural Landscape”

Congratulations to Tony for 30 Years Service at Low Wood Bay

Tony Cunliffe started his career at English Lakes on Monday, 27th April 1987 and since then he has been an integral part of the team here at Low Wood Bay. During a presentation to celebrate this work anniversary, his colleagues reminded him of a few interesting facts relating to his tireless service for the company over the years.  Continue reading “Congratulations to Tony for 30 Years Service at Low Wood Bay”

The Midland Hotel – Sparkling White as Snow(crete)

We love the fact that The Midland is one of Britain’s finest twentieth century Modernist buildings. However, being ‘a building of more than special interest’, awarded Grade-II* listed status in 1976,  means that we are faced with various challenges, both inside and out, when it comes to the operation of the hotel.

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Five Great Lake District Days Out in the Easter Holidays

Looking for suggestions for family activities in the Lake District over the Easter holidays. Here’s a few we’ve selected for you …

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Low Wood Bay Manager – A Career in Hospitality

Recruitment for the newly refurbished Low Wood Bay has gathered pace, but we thought you’d be interested to meet some of the team responsible for taking our customer care standards to the next level.

Nevil Jeffery, General Manager of Low Wood Bay tells us about his career in hospitality. Continue reading “Low Wood Bay Manager – A Career in Hospitality”

English Lakes and Five Mighty Fine Chefs

It’s International Chefs Day and we just wanted to give a big shout out to the Head Chefs at English Lakes. These guys amaze us every day with their hard work, creativity and dedication to their craft. We asked them about their favourite food and who inspired them to get into the kitchen. Their teams have a few interesting things to say too!
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