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A Warm Welcome to Madonald Leeming House, UllswaterMacdonald Leeming HouseAA 4 Stars

Macdonald Leeming HouseWatermillock Ullswater Nr. Penrith CumbriaUllswaterCA11 0JJTel 0344 879 9142International +44 1768 486674

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Macdonald Leeming House started life as a private residence, believed to have been built in 1808 and was owned by only three families and their generations right up until 1969 when it was purchased and turned into a hotel for the first time.

The hotel is surrounded by 22 acres of land with historic gardens that were described in the 1900s as an arboriculturalist's paradise and one of the most complete gardens in private ownership, being likened in those days as a mini Kew Gardens.

Since it's opening as a hotel Macdonald Leeming House has always been highly regarded locally as one of Lakelands top hotels.

I have worked in Lake District hotels for over twenty years and studied Hotel Management and Human Resources locally.  Having worked for Macdonald Group for over eight years I felt proud and privileged to be appointed as General Manager to this beautiful and characteristic hotel in April 2013.

Macdonald Leeming House has a very passionate and talented team who continue to provide the warm welcome and hospitality for which the hotel has become known.  Whether hosting one of our wonderful weddings or looking after our many leisure and business guests this, coupled with award-winning food, is one of the reasons we were pleased to recently be award Macdonald Customer Service Hotel of the Year.

We look forward to offering you a memorable stay.

Karen Irving
General Manager