Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
Why We Love It
- The hotel has panoramic views across Lake Windermere
- The Scottish Steakhouse restaurant, which has floor-to-ceiling windows, was awarded an AA Rosette in 2016
- There’s a 20-metre swimming pool & a spa
- The hotel is close to many Lake District attractions, including The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, which is a 3-minute walk away
Map & Directions
The hotel is 1.5 miles from Windermere train station, which connects to Oxenholme and the main West Coast line that runs between London and Glasgow and Edinburgh – services also connect to Manchester Airport, 90 miles away. By car, leave the M6 at junction 37 and take the A684 for Kendal, then the A/B5284 for Bowness-on-Windermere. The hotel offers valet parking for an extra £10 per night. Pre-booking is recommended, especially for weekend stays.