• The Midland Hotel Tour & Light Afternoon Tea

  • Sun, 23-06-2019 at 13:30
  • The Midland Hotel
    16 Peter St
    M60 2DS Manchester
The Midland Hotel Tour & Light Afternoon Tea - The Midland Hotel - Manchester

Join us for the original Midland Hotel Tour, established 1987 - now in its 32nd year!Take the tour of this iconic, grand hotel, which was built by the Midland Railway to serve magnificent Central Station, the northern terminus for services with London St Pancras.Explore the Grade II* 1903 listed building with a qualified Tour Guide, a place where Charles Rolls met Henry Royce and a new car was born, where the watchword has always been elegance. The hotel was always intended to be an exceptionally grand hotel, designed and constructed to a very high specification and containing many of the latest innovations. It took five years to build and cost nearly £1.5million – an enormous sum in those days.Join us for an insight into the fascinating architectural and social history of the hotel, plus hear a wealth of tales concerning Manchester and its people, as well as the many famous guests who have stayed over the decades.The Original Midland Hotel Tour ends with a sumptious light afternoon tea, which includes an assortment of finger sandwiches with seasonal fillings, plain and sultana scones with jam and clotted cream, and unlimited tea or coffee to drink. There's also a Royal option which includes a glass of Champagne.