Standing on the shore of Lake Windermere, England's largest lake, the historic Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa (4*) is an ideal base for exploring the Lake District National Park. The award-winning Number 23 Church Street restaurant offers unrivalled views over mature lawns to the lake. Enjoy one of the 106 luxurious bedrooms in a spectacular lakeside setting. On site facilities include spa treatments and packages, a 20m pool, gym, sauna and steam room, 2 AA Rosette restaurant, bar, lounge and terrace. The hotel is also in close proximity to local attractions and watersports.
Standing on the shore of Lake Windermere, England's largest lake, the historic Macdonald Old England Hotel (4*) is an ideal base for exploring the Lake District National Park. The award-winning Vinand Restaurant offers unrivalled views over mature lawns to the lake, where you can hire private jetties and moorings. This hotel boasts a spectacular lakeside setting has 106 luxurious bedrooms, spa treatments and packages, 20m pool, gym, sauna and steam room, 2 AA Rosette restaurant, bar, lounge and terrace, and proximity to local attractions and watersports.
The Macdonald Old England Hotel rooms' plush soft furnishings in rich natural colours will enhance your stay. Comfortable beds, luxury en-suite bathrooms and flat screen TVs are standard in every room. Upgrade to an Executive Room for panoramic views, make the most of the extra space in a feature room or admire Lake Windermere from the balcony of your junior Suite. For a special occasion, ask about the hotel's four poster room. Wheelchair accessible and family rooms are available on request.
It's not just food at the Macdonald Old England Hotel, it's a passion! Macdonald Hotels use only the finest seasonal ingredients and source the best produce available - local and organic where possible - so you can expect organic milk, free range eggs, corn-fed poultry, grass-fed beef and wild white fish in all the hotel restaurants. The Vinand Restaurant was recently named 'Restaurant of the Year' by the Westmorland Gazette. The talented Executive Head Chef Mark Walker and his team are true professionals, blending stringent quality standards with flair and imagination. The result is classic dishes bursting with fresh flavours.
Known as the 'restaurant on the lake', the 2 AA Rosette Vinand Restaurant takes hotel dining to a whole new level. Full-length windows bring the outside inside, so you can order a glass of fine wine and browse the menu as you gaze across the ever-changing Lake Windermere.
Take a breather from your busy schedule and experience some of the best spa and leisure facilities in the Lake District at the Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa. Stay in shape on the latest Technogym equipment and take a dip in the warm waters of the 20 metre hotel pool with views over Lake Windermere, before luxuriating in the thermal suite. Or climb the spiral staircase to one of 8 treatment rooms and prepare for complete relaxation in the hands of the hotel's skilled spa therapists.
(London, Cheltenham, Windermere)
Spend time exploring the fabulously cosmopolitan city of London. Then travel west to discover quintessential towns such as Bath and Wells and the historical site of Stonehenge before arriving in the land of Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter - the bucolic Lake District. Soak in the magnificent verdant valleys, waterfalls, medieval villages and stone circles - it's no wonder that this area is often called "the most beautiful corner of England".
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