Our Rural Retreats are handily situated within some of the UK's most eye-catching landscapes. Explore your surrounds before retreating to the comfort of your hotel as you bask in the season of the senses.
Explore Rothiemurchus, one of the largest natural forests in Britain. Enjoy kayaking, paddleboarding or just a dip of your toes in Loch Morlich. Bag one of the many Munro's in Aviemore - there's so much to do with Macdonald Aviemore Resort as your base.
In the resort, there's everything you could possibly need - a range of hotels, lodges and self-catering apartments, outdoor playpark and indoor heated pool - we even have our own cinema and luxury shopping store! You'll be spoiled for choice with our range of restaurants and bars and for golfers, our course blends the best of the surroundings with a great round of golf.
Situated in Peebles in the beautiful Scottish Borders countryside, this relaxing haven is just 40 minutes from Edinburgh. Set on the banks of the River Tweed and in timeless natural surroundings, you'll feel a million miles away. On-site we have an 18-hole championship golf course, pool and luxurious Vital spa & leisure club. Nearby, explore independent shops, cafes and galleries in Peebles or take the Tweed Valley Railway Path, right to the hotel.
Located on the south coast with views directly to the Isle of Wight and at the edge of the New Forest, Elmers Court lies within 23 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.
The 19th century manor house overlooks our Queen Mary lawn, the Lymington River and a few minutes' walk away, you'll find our courtyard housing 42 comfortable en-suite bedrooms and our Solent Restaurant where we serve delicious afternoon teas as well as our excellent relaxed dining menu. Ideally located for local attractions including the the Isle of Wight ferry, it's the perfect place to stay whatever the occasion.
The impressive Macdonald Linden Hall Golf and Country Club was built by merchant and banker Charles William Bigge in 1812. Today, it nestles in 450 acres of private grounds and is the perfect country house hotel. Our stunning Northumberland countryside location is minutes from Northumberland National Park. Featuring award-winning food and drink, Linden Hall is ideal if you're looking for a relaxing break in the country with extensive health club and spa facilities, private golf course - not to mention luxurious accommodation.
Amidst acres of peaceful gardens, Hill Valley is the perfect location for your stay, with relaxed country club ambience and stylish, modern interiors. For golfers, there are 2 challenging and professionally designed courses or if you prefer, a leisurely swim in the pool before a massage in our Vital Health & Wellbeing Club. After a day exploring the local area of Whitchurch or a shopping trip to the local historic market towns of nearby Chester, Market Drayton and Shrewsbury, relax over a delicious meal in our elegant Borders Restaurant. You can also enjoy a drink in the bar, before retiring to your luxurious bedroom for a great night's sleep in our comfortable beds.
Set in beautiful countryside amidst the rolling hills of Cheshire, the luxurious and elegant Portal Hotel provides some of the finest luxury accommodation around. You can always expect excellent service and the finest dining experience within our stunning rural idyll. Enjoy our views and relax in one of the stunning bedrooms as it becomes your home from home during your stay. Leave the cares of the day behind with a relaxing swim in our pool or a massage from one of our expert therapists, then indulge in a delicious meal in our award-winning Scottish Steakhouse. And if golf is your game, there are 3 magnificent courses to choose from, with resident pros on hand if you want some golfing tips.
Set in 22 acres of beautiful grand gardens in the countryside of Cumbria, our 200-year-old country house hotel has breathtaking scenery and fine facilities. With direct access to the shores of Ullswater and a private fishing licence, We invite you to roam the impressive Lake District countryside and take in the glorious scenery. Leeming House is just a short journey from Penrith, Pooley Bridge and Glenridding. We also have an activity centre with various water sports, rock-climbing, archery and even corporate team building events, all which can be booked through the hotel.
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, country adventures and romantic getaways. 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 suite for a relaxing steam before you dine in our Restaurant.
Set within its own ancient grounds and offering the best in breathtaking scenery and fine facilities, Macdonald Pittodrie House's picturesque setting within 2,400 acres of scenic estate land means we're a popular choice for family holidays, business and weddings. Our hotel near Aberdeen by Inverurie is perfect for country adventures - roam the marvellous Aberdeenshire landscapes and marvel in the glorious scenery we have on offer. Once you've finished exploring, we recommend a visit to our fantastic two AA Rosette rated Mither Tap Restaurant, where you'll find the finest of fare in a remarkable Scottish countryside setting.