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Set within its own lovely grounds on the shores of Lake Windermere - England's largest natural lake – you’ll find breathtaking scenery and exceptional facilities, including a private jetty and lakeside moorings.

Just a short walk from the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere and perfectly placed for exploring one of the most beautiful areas of England, the Old England hotel is a popular choice for family holidays, countryside retreats and weddings. You can see our latest special offers here.

Windermere & Beyond

Old England Hotel & Spa is a short walk to bustling Bowness on Windermere, once a small fishing village but by the mid-19th century, a popular town that thrived almost entirely on tourism and holiday homes.

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Escape to the Lakes

The ultimate Windermere 2-night break with breakfast, 3-course dinner and bottle of prosecco from £449.

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About The Old England Hotel & Spa

Luxury 4 Star Hotel in Windermere

Our hotel is a perfect venue for celebrations, events and conferences and it has an impressive heritage, beginning life as a private residence before becoming a hotel in 1745.

With its stunning lakeside location and the enduring attraction of the Lake District for those who love the natural world, the Old England hotel has been ideally placed to deliver a memborable experience to guests for over 250 years.

More recently, its superb accommodation, stylish meeting and function rooms and a luxurious spa and thermal suite make it the ideal base, whether you're visiting for a weekend walking break, a summer escape to the great outdoors - or a celebratory stay after a trip to Gretna Green!

Hotel Information

23 Church Street
LA23 3DF

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Check-in is from 4pm and check-out is by 11am. Guests who book direct on our website can check-out until midday.