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Macdonald Leeming House

Watermillock, Ullswater, Nr. Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JJ
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Tel: 0344 879 9142 International: +44 1768 486674

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  • Weddings


  • Traditional country house charm
  • Helipad amenities
  • Majestic views of the Lake District
  • 40 elegant bedrooms, some with private balconies
  • Relaxing rural location ideal for Lake District activities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Dog friendly hotel
  • Macdonald Leeming House is one of the finest 4-star hotels in the Lake District, offering luxury and comfort in beautiful surroundings. Set in 22 acres of beautiful grand gardens in the countryside of Cumbria, our 200-year-old country house hotel has breath-taking scenery and fine facilities. With direct access to the shores of Ullswater and a private fishing licence, our Lake District hotel in Ullswater hotel is a perfect venue for celebrations, events and conferences. We boast superior accommodation, stylish meeting and function rooms, as well as immaculate gardens and woodland.

    We invite you to roam the impressive Lake District countryside and take in the glorious scenery. And once you've finished exploring we recommend you dine in the fabulous Regency Restaurant, We serve food all day in our Bar and Lounges including our Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea.

    Here you'll experience the perfect retreat whether you're on a romantic break away, a business trip or exploring the surrounding countryside.

    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.

    Now awarded Silver star status from the AA for our superior level of quality, specifically for the high standards of our hospitality, service and cleanliness.


    Macdonald Leeming House is rated 4.3 out of 5 based on 294 Google reviews. See all reviews, Information is correct at the time of publishing.

  • Check-in 4pm / Check-out 11am
    Fully accessible to wheelchair users
    Room service available 24 hours a day
    100 complimentary parking spaces are available
    Guide dogs are welcome for no additional fee - contact hotel prior to booking to check avialability for dogs

    Hotel has a helicopter pad that is available for guests to use, contact hotel team to arrange. 
    Shuttle service available for guests flying to & from Carlisle airport, 48 hours notice required. 

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Watermillock, Ullswater, Nr. Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JJ
Tel: 0344 879 9142
International: +44 1768 486674

Road On the A592

Rail 7.5 miles from Penrith Station

Air 32 miles from Carlisle Airport - shuttle service can be arranged with 48 hours notice. Helicopter pad available at hotel - contact hotel if you would like to arrange. 100 miles from Manchester Airport

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