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Middleton Lodge is a privately owned Georgian country estate based in 200 acres of private countryside in North Yorkshire.

Set in its own private parkland with views across the Cleveland Hills, the 18th century Main House house has four reception rooms and 16 bedrooms. The house is still a family home, and is available for exclusive private hire, weddings, corporate activities and occasional events.

We are currently looking to recruit a Porter to join the team within the Middleton Lodge Estate

Across the grounds, you will find The Coach House, an award-winning hotel and restaurant. Beautifully restored, the hotel has nine bedrooms and a relaxed all-day restaurant showcasing the best of our local Yorkshire produce, where possible from our own recently restored kitchen gardens. The Kitchen gardens on the estate have recently been restored and it is here where The Fig House is found. From April 2018, this venue will be able to host up to 100 delegates, overlooking the fascinating landscape garden design of Tom Stuart Smith, this light airy space provides a fresh perspective for you and your guests.


  • The role will involve some reception duties, auditing, cleaning, food and beverage services within the hotel/house, and assisting with guests throughout.
  • As Porter you will need to be able to fulfil job requirements and deliver a high standard of customer service to guests.

Other essential requirements:

  • Proven experience in a hotel enviroment
  • Polite and friendly manner
  • Smart appearance
  • Physically fit, for carrying guest luggage, chairs and tables.
  • Trustworthy
  • Clear communicator and quick problem solver

Our ideal Porter:

  • Is able to recognize when guests require help and provide assistance in a positive manner.
  • Can anticipate the needs of all guests, satisfy expectations and to go that extra mile in ensuring that the guests enjoy their experience with us.

As Porter you will be working a shift pattern of 5 shifts on, 2 shifts off (8 hour shifts)

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Basic reception duties, check in/check out
  • Securing the estate once staff have left
  • Setting up of conferences & events
  • General cleaning set out by the duty Manager
  • Ensure public safety is adhered to at all time
  • Ensure fire procedures are carried out when needed
  • Basic food & beverage duties

Job Type: Full-time

Please send your C.V. to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


An update from the Estate

We are finally able to welcome you back to the Middleton Lodge Estate from today! Due to social distancing guidelines we can only take a limited number of non-resident sittings and PRE BOOKING is required.

Our restaurant opening times are breakfast 7.30am-10.30am, lunch 12pm – 2pm, and dinner 6pm – 9pm. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for all reservations.

Overnight stays can be booked here. Please be aware that ALL guests will need a reservation before coming onto the estate and temperatures will be checked at the gate. It should go without saying but please do not travel if you have any symptoms or have been recently exposed, and please be mindful of other guests and staff. Table sizes and groups will of course be limited in line with current government guidelines.

The Allison Family and Middleton Lodge Team x