The Midland is the perfect place to enjoy art-deco and vintage events whilst overlooking the sea towards the Lake District fells. 

Cultural Experiences

Seaside Vintage Festival - onsite

The celebration of 20th century design, fashion, vehicles and entertainment is celebrated at The Midland annually. This vintage experience, on the seafront, is paired with sandcastle building, gin tasting and quirky cocktails in the art-deco Rotunda Bar.


Not Just Gin Festival - onsite

Come and explore a range of cocktails and spirits at our ‘Not Just Gin Festival’. Sit back and relax or have a boogie to the live music. Tickets include a free glass and taste samples. This is an annual event.

The Midland has an evolving year-round events schedule. Experience a variety of music at the Midland’s Rotunda Bar, from pop party nights to acoustic afternoons, there’s a sound for everyone.


Relaxing Experiences

Afternoon Tea with a View

- onsite

Sit back and appreciate the view over the shores, across the sea and out to the Lake District fells. Your three-tiered selection of treats includes fruit and plain scones with a selection of Hawkshead Relish preserve and Rodda’s clotted cream, a selection of delicate homemade cakes and a variety of eight premium loose leaf teas as well as a wide range of delicate finger sandwiches. 

Pair your afternoon tea with a walk along the sea front to make a day of it. 

Prices from: £21


Unwind with a Spa Day at Lancaster House - 7.5 miles (25 minutes)

As part of the English Lakes Group, The Midland Hotel offers guests complimentary access to the health club at Lancaster House. The health club facilities including an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and outside hot tub for ultimate relaxation. Guests can unwind with 1 hour 15 min of treatments including a full body scrub, back neck and shoulder and an Elemis Mini facial. Tuck into a delicious 2 course lunch with a glass of prosecco.

Price: £75 per person, other Spa Days are available.


Survival Experiences

GPS Urban Adventure Orienteering – SEE

A map, a set of clues and a GPS; grab your team for this high-tech treasure hunt. Complete the course and challenges to locate the check points in a race against time. This is a great way to explore the Lakes whilst encouraging your team to work together. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information.

Half day – from £50.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people.



Bush Craft Village

Fresh air, fire and healthy competition make up ‘Bush Craft Village’. Your group will be split into teams where you will compete to be the first civilisation to set up a sustainable village. You will need to work together to build shelters, light a fire using friction, make bush darts, master traditional tools and cook fish on an open fire. Communication, collaboration and patience will be the success of teams. Re-connect with nature and feel the benefits of a digital detox day. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information.

Cost: £80.00+VAT per person   

CBA Min 5 Max 120 @ £80+ PP
(discounts available for large groups)


Lakeland Adventure Challenge

“I’m in the Lake District Get Me out Of Here!” - SEE

This is the ultimate adventure experience that plays on the well-known reality show ‘I’m a celebrity, get me out of here’. Groups will work together to complete a set of challenges which will include survival skills, navigation challenges, food ‘delicacy’ tasks as well as insect and animal handling. All activities are done under supervision. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information. 

Full day - From £125.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people
Half day – From £95.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people


Predator Experience 

- 29 miles (40 minute drive)

Join a wolf hybrid pack, on a magical journey through the woods. Be part of the pack. Learn the intricacy of social ranking and the subtle art of canine communication. If you’re lucky you’ll hear them howl! Book your experience here.

Hawk walks/falconry tuition/eagle experiences. Get up close and personal with some of the animal kingdom’s fiercest hunters. Learn all about the ins and outs of falconry; observe hawks glide through the trees and land gently onto your gloved arm; experience the freedom of the Lakeland Fells as you meet the king of the skies: the Golden Eagle.


Well-being Experiences

Full Day Well-being Day

The well-being experiences are an introduction to mindfulness, personal well-being and how creating an open work culture can promote a healthy lifestyle. This experiences helps shift mindsets and build on small action points to help people feel good about themselves and others. Well-being initiatives are uniquely worked into adventure experiences including orienteering, canoeing and mindful walking. Prepare for your team to feel rejuvenated and strengthened.

Prices from: £140.00 + VAT per head (full day) to £75.00 + VAT per head (half day), based on 10 people. More competitive prices available for larger groups.  Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information. 

Lakeland Eco Challenge

Help preserve the Lake District’s landscape with this innovative experience. Over two days your team will help to carry out essential repair work to rebuild and maintain the most badly eroded footpaths in the Lakes as well as participate in activities such as fell walking. Find out more about Lakeland Eco Challenge.

Prices from: £225 per person for 1.5 – 2 days.


Creative Experiences

Movie Maker – SEE EVENTS

What better way to channel your inner Steven Spielberg than to write, direct and film your own movie production. SEEVENTS provides just this, allowing groups to be put into teams, briefed, and provided the equipment needed to create their own short movie production. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information.

Half dayFrom £95.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people.

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