Leighton Moss Nature Reserve
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Leighton Moss Nature Reserve

Attractions Animal & wildlife

Leighton Moss is the largest reedbed in the north-west of England, and home to some really special birds such as bredding bitterns, bearded tits and marsh harriers.  You might see deer too, not to mention butterflies aplenty!  

Choose from a selection of trails and hides, most of which are suitable for wheelchairs, and get right to the heart of the reedbed.  Or take the nature trail alongside two coastal lagoons to see lots of wading and water birds.  Children will love finding our more about the reserve from the displays in the visitor centre and you can also enjoy a home-made meal and a drink in the tea room.

  • Location 4 hotels
  • Date range Year round

Where you can stay

Hotel in Ullswater

Macdonald Leeming House 4 Stars

Macdonald Leeming House is one of the finest 4-star hotels in Cumbria. Set in 22 acres of beautiful grand gardens in the Lake District, our 200 year old country house hotel offers the best of our breathtaking scenery and fine facilities.

  • Traditional country house charm
  • Majestic views of the Lake District
  • Relaxing rural location ideal for Lake District activities
  • Helipad amenities
  • 40 elegant bedrooms, some with private balconies
  • Free onsite parking

from £94.00 per room per stay

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Hotels in Windermere

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa 4 Stars

Our Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is one of the finest 4-star hotels the Lake District. Set on the shores of Lake Windermere - England’s largest lake - our hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and fine 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, business and weddings.

  • 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)

from £160.00 per room per stay

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Hotel in Grasmere

Macdonald Swan Hotel 3 Stars

Built in 1650, the Macdonald Swan Hotel is perfectly placed for exploring the Lake District National Park. Afterwards, relax with a delicious meal or enjoy the atmosphere of the Walkers’ Bar, before retiring to a traditionally-furnished, comfortable room.

  • Cosy and inviting, with blazing log fires in winter
  • Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park
  • Relaxing rural location ideal for Lake District Activities
  • Close to M6 motorway
  • 37 en-suite bedrooms
  • Free onsite parking
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Sheltered private garden with views of Helm Crag
  • Waggoner’s Restaurant

from £108.00 per room per stay

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Entrance Sign to Tickled Trout

Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel 4 Stars

Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel has recently under gone a £0.5 million refurbishment, which included the addition of our new Scottish Steakhouse and Riverside Bar and Lounge which both offer a selection of meals prepared with the finest, freshest ingredients. Macdonald Tickled Tout Hotel also benefits from its location, close to Preston town centre and the M6, with a lovely riverside setting. Retaining many traditional features, Macdonald Tickled Trout is a popular meetings venue, with well-equipped conference suites and extensive onsite parking. There is also a riverside terrace, where guests can enjoy delicious food and drink and elegant en suite accommodation.

  • Recently refurbished
  • Riverside setting
  • 2 minutes from M6
  • Traditional comfort
  • Modern en suite accommodation
  • Great views from riverside terrace
  • Explore nearby Lake District, Blackpool, Poulton-le-Fylde & the Yorkshire Dales
  • Excellent conference & meeting venue
  • Complimentary Wifi

from £49.00 per room per stay

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