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Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

Parkgate Road, Ledsham, Chester, CH66 9PB
Tel: 0344 879 9038 International: +44 151 347 4000

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Hotel Features

  • Traditional country house
  • Tranquil gardens and woodland
  • Convenient countryside location
  • Beautiful indoor pool and spa
  • Explore historic Chester
  • Free WiFi
  • Our hotel in Chester - a perfect wedding or business venue in the Northwest

    Nestling in 27 acres of Cheshire woodland, you wouldn't believe how close Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is to the M53, connecting to the M56 and onto Manchester and the rest of the UK.  A beautiful secluded hotel and picture perfect wedding venue combined with outstanding comfort and accessibility.  

    Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa blends the best of British tradition with 21st century comfort and style to ensure your stay is special. And we're ideally located just a short distance from the attractions of the North West, with the historic city of Chester only ten minutes away.

    Enjoy an al fresco cocktail on the terrace before experiencing gourmet dining in our stunning Craxton Wood Grill. Choose from a range of inspired British classics with a twist, or try the chef's signature sharing platters or a mouth-watering dessert. 

    Our self-contained conference and event centre is perfect for strategy board meetings, combining team building with a meeting or brand new product launches. We can also deliver fun and tailored team building indoor and outdoor activities, evening entertainment and themed events to add a sparkle to your conference or event. Our dedicated wedding team is also on hand to help you plan and prepare your perfect big day.

    When the business of the day is done, indulge at the Vital Health & Wellbeing Club and Spa.  We've just undergone a sensational £1.4 million transformation and there's no better place to put your feet up and let our therapists ease away your stresses.  

    View our other hotels in Chester.


    Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa is rated 4.0 out of 5 based on 702 Google reviews. See all reviews, Information is correct at the time of publishing.

  • Check-in from 3pm / Check-out 11am
    Fully accessible to wheelchair users
    Dog friendly
    Room service available 24 hours a day
    200 complimentary parking spaces
    Children's swim times: 9am-11am & 3pm-6pm
    Spa entry: £20 per person

Getting there

Parkgate Road, Ledsham, Chester, CH66 9PB
Tel: 0344 879 9038
International: +44 151 347 4000

Road 2 miles from M56

Rail 7 miles from Chester Station

Air 33.9 miles from Manchester Airport

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Things to Do

The perfect location for a romantic break or a family getaway. Spend the day with the kids at Chester Zoo, home to over 21,000 exotic and endangered animals and over 500 different species. For those who would prefer some sightseeing, Chester is known for its historic Roman sandstone walls and period buildings.

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