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Christmas and New year at Macdonald Old England Hotel & SpaAA 4 Stars

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa23 Church StreetCumbriaLA23 3DFTel 0844 879 9144International +44 15394 87890

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A former Georgian mansion on the banks of Lake Windermere surveying all of the surrounding beauty of the Lake District, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is a pricture perfect location for your festive celebrations.  From the warmth of our festive welcome to the tables adnored with festive novelties and the delicious food served in our award-winning restaurant, whatever your reason to celebrate, do it beautifully at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa.  

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Christmas & New Year Packages

  • Dress in your best for a wonderful party evening in one of the most stunning Lakeland settings. You’ll sit down to dinner in our beautiful suite overlooking England’s largest lake, with a sumptuous three course festive meal prepared by our award-winning chefs from the finest, specially sourced ingredients. Then dance to your hearts content to favourite tunes specially selected by our own DJ – and if you want to make a night of it, you can stay from only £120.00 per room, including breakfast.

    From £25.00 per person

    • Three-course festive meal
    • Disco until the early hours

    Thursday 27th November
    Friday 28th November
    Thursday 4th December
    Friday 5th December
    Friday 12th December
    Thursday 18th December
    Friday 19th December

    7.00pm - 1.00am

    Prices (per person)
    £25.00 Thursdays (two course meal)
    £35.00 Fridays (three course meal)

  • Join us for a special festive break and experience all the traditional joys that this wonderful season can bring. Arrive on Christmas Eve and unwind with a Champagne afternoon tea, gazing out over the gorgeous lake view while enjoying the melodies of our own harpist. Next, you’ll be entertained by the Lakeland hand bell ringers, before rounding off the evening with a delicious dinner by candlelight. In the morning, you can take your time over an award-winning breakfast, and get ready for a five course Christmas lunch of exceptional quality and flavour. In the evening – if there’s room – it’s time to feast from our buffet and pit your wits against our quizmaster. Boxing Day begins with breakfast, followed by a bracing cruise on the lake or an afternoon exploring the attractions of Bowness. Then it’s back to the hotel for drinks and canapés in the lounge, followed by a sumptuous black tie gala dinner of no less than six courses, with entertainment and cabaret.

    From £525.00 per person

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    • Champagne afternoon tea on arrival
    • Entertainment from Lakeland hand bell ringers
    • Candlelit dinner on Christmas Eve
    • Five course Christmas lunch
    • Buffet dinner in the evening
    • Christmas Day quiz
    • Lake cruise on Boxing Day
    • Drinks and canapés before a six course gala dinner
    • Entertainment and cabaret
    • Breakfast each morning
    • Accommodation in a Classic bedroom

    Arrive Tuesday 24th December
    Depart Friday 27th December

    Prices (per person)
    From £525.00 Including accommodation in a Classic room
    Upgrade to a Feature or Executive room from £20.00, or stay an additional night from £112.00 per room including breakfast

  • Make this New Year’s Eve something to remember at our glittering black tie gala event, in one of the most beautiful settings the country can offer. You’ll kick off the evening celebrations with a Champagne afternoon tea as the winter sunset tints the enchanting Lakeland landscape, then retire to your comfortable room to dress in your finery for the evening, or perhaps pamper yourself in our delightful spa. Join us for cocktails and canapés in the lounge before sitting down to an extraordinary six course gala dinner. Then it’s the big countdown to new year with superb entertainment and cabaret. Our piper will join the party before a midnight firework display brings in the bells in memorable style. The next day begins with a leisurely breakfast before you blow the cobwebs away on our Windermere cruise or enjoy the shops and attractions of Bowness, all perfectly rounded off with an intimate candle-lit dinner.

    From £429.00 per person

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    • Welcome champagne afternoon tea
    • Cocktail and canapé reception
    • Six-course gala dinner
    • Live entertainment and cabaret
    • Piper and fireworks at midnight
    • Leisurely breakfast on New Years Day
    • Windermere cruise on New Years Day
    • candle-lit dinner in the evening
    • Accommodation in a Classic room

    Arrive 31st December
    Depart 2nd January

    From 3.00pm

    Prices (per person)
    From £429.00 including accommodation in a Classic room
    Upgrade to a Feature or Executive room from £20.00 or stay an additional night from £112.00 per room including breakfast.