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Lakes Staycation

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is one of the finest 4-star Lake District hotels. Set on the shores of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - our hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and exceptional facilities. From unrivalled views over our mature lawns, to private jetties and moorings on the lake - our hotel proves a popular choice for family holidays or romantic getaways this winter.

  • Traditional country house charm
  • Majestic views of Lake Windermere
  • Extensive private gardens
  • 106 luxurious bedrooms
  • Spa & Vital Health centre
  • Meeting and conference facilities
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Valet Parking (£20 per night)
  • Hotels in Windermere

    Get away, relax and take winter at your own pace. Escape to the Lake District with a short breaks, you might even want to squeeze in more than one staycation this year.

    Our hotel in Cumbria is perfect for country adventures - hire a private jetty on our lake and marvel in the glorious scenery we have on offer. And once you've finished exploring, we recommend a visit to our spa and thermal experience for a relaxing steam before you dine in our restaurant.

    Let Macdonald Hotels' Lake District setting be your perfect base for a trip to one of the most scenic and beautiful parts of England.




  • Relax and unwind with Macdonald Hotels Spa breaks for two. Our selection of packages offers the perfect way to indulge and spend some quality time with your partner or friend.

    Get away from it all and enjoy luxury accommodation with professional spa treatments in restful surroundings for an experience that's sure to leave you feeling refreshed and looking fantastic.

    Our spa treatments are as individual as our hotels.




  • Accommodation in Windermere

    Whilst there's plenty of walking, exploring and adventure to be had in the Lake District, sometimes all you need is a rest and relaxation. A stay in one of our Suites, gives you just that. They're really spacious with high quality fittings and furnishings.

    Every room offers beautiful views and the historic charm you would expect from this stunning location, there is no better sanctuary in the heart of Windermere.