Spring Equinox

Today, March 20th, we celebrate the Spring Equinox, signifying the onset of the new season. Get ready to welcome all the great activities spring brings.

Spring dishes at the Coach House

Ross Forder, our Coach House head chef, works with the seasons on the estate to create and develop delicious plates that follow an estate-to-plate ethos.

The sweetest signs of Spring

Towards the end of this month, we’re all set – ready to welcome and celebrate the start of spring. The landscape takes on some colour

February’s Michelin Accolades

Within a year of opening Forge under head chef Jake Jones, we were delighted that at the Michelin Awards for Great Britain and Ireland 2024,

January on the Estate

This month is a time where we focus on routine, wellness and introducing a sense of calm and energy into our everyday. It’s the first

Christmas in the Country

Partly because it’s party season, but mainly because it really is one of the most wonderful times of the year. Picture spending Christmas in the

Winter Feasting

Winter has arrived. As the temperature drops, there’s a crisp chill in the air and you’ll find us popping into the Coach House daily for

Autumn Stays

On the estate the air is crisp, the log burning stoves are being lit and, in the kitchens, sweet, comforting, seasonal plates are being cooked

Autumn in our Restaurants

Early autumn on the estate is a time when the walled gardens, orchards and raised beds are filled with an abundance of fruits, herbs and

Wedding List Edit

If you’re looking for the perfect Wedding Gift for a special couple this summer, but you’re not sure where to start, we have done the

Six courses at Forge

Forge is our fine dining restaurant, here head chef Jake Jones has created a tasting menu to evoke the senses.  Mirroring the seasons, each course

Introducing the Forest Spa

A place to pamper, unwind and connect to nature. The Forest Spa was inspired by forest bathing so immerse yourself into a slower, relaxed pace,

Summer at the Coach House

Our modern kitchen and bar is somewhere to spend the day. It’s warm and inviting, and as we embrace the long hot summer days, it

Capturing the Essence of Nature

Sustainability and conserving the landscape sits at the heart of the ethos at Forge. Preserving the ingredients we have growing here to use in the

Birch tapping with Ross Forder

Head chef at the Coach House Ross Forder began an exciting new project in March – birch tapping. This means creating a hole in birch

FORGE Re-opens

Now is the time when the estate begins to come back to life, with glimpses of spring all around us. In early February, we re-opened

A glass of wine with Edd Simpson

Forge has re-opened for four evenings each week, for Thursday to Sunday evening reservations. The nine-course tasting menu created by head chef, Jake Jones is

Things to do in the area

When staying with us at Middleton Lodge Estate you really have no reason to leave, as you can go for walks, rest and revive at

Estate Houses

We all sometimes have that daydream about moving to the countryside, living in a The Holiday-esque cottage, spending afternoons playing Scrabble in front of log

Hotel, houses & Huts

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