Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

Windermere Hotel
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Total Meeting Space462 sq. m
Guest Rooms106
Church Street
Windermere LA23 3DF

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

Windermere Hotel
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4 Star Hotel, 2 AA Rosette Restaurant


Room Features and Guest Services

  • Concierge Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • View (Garden)
  • View (Ocean or Water)


  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • AV Capabilities

Recreational Activities

  • Health Club
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa or Salon
  • Water Sports

Venue Accessible By

  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance Floor
  • Piano
  • Staging Area

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space462 sq. m
Meeting Rooms6
Largest Room165 sq. m
Second Largest Room150 sq. m

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms106



Local Attractions


10 minutes away
Hire a boat and use the Hotel's private jetty - explore the lake at your leisure.

Mountain tours

10 minutes away
Daily scenic tours of the Lake District, Dales & Borders are available with pick ups from right outside the hotel.

Motor museum

20 minutes away
Lakeland Motor Museum is a diverse and unique road transport collection of 30,000 exhibits assembled over a period of almost 50 years.

Team-Building Events

15 minutes away
SEE Events specialise in team building events within the Lake District and North East of the UK.  They can provide group team building days and corporate activities where you can choose from a selection of outdoor group activities or indoor team events.

Steam train tours

15 minutes away
The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, located in the scenic Leven Valley at the southern end of Windermere.   The railway runs for 3.5 miles from Haverthwaite Station, along the banks of the River Leven, to Lakeside Station where passangers can alight and board one of the 'steamer' services cruising to Bowness and Ambleside or visit the Lakes Aquarium.


5 minutes away
Enjoy a spot of fishing with your team, learn a new skill or just relax by the water

Off road driving

10 minutes away
Drive rough and rocky off-road trails in breathtaking mountain surroundings whilst learning new technical driving skills along the way.Or head off on an expedition run with local experts Kankku, who boast the most difficult trials in the country and will take you up to the top of some of England's highest peaks in the most remote and beautiful regions of the lakes.

Distance from Airport

  • 144.84 km from Venue


  • Complimentary Parking
  • Valet Parking


Perched on the shores of Lake Windermere, one of the most picturesque spots in the north of England, with unrivalled views and wealth of facilities, 4-star Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa makes a perfect get away for your business event. Just 5 minutes from Windermere Station, and within 90 minutes you can be on the outskirts of Manchester. Travel by car via the A591, and you can reach Kendal in just 20 minutes. OUR FACILITIES Its beautiful lakeside location and superb facilities make Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa one of the finest 4 star Lake District hotels. Set on the shores of Lake Windermere, it overlooks private jetties and moorings to create a perfectly calm atmosphere for your business gathering. Six stunning function rooms provide a range of options, from the Garden Suite with its lakeside views and space for 180 guests to the Library, with its bookshelves and beautiful honeyed wood-panelling – ideal for your boardroom meeting. Relax at the spa, have a dip in the pool or work out at the gym before indulging in the finest British cuisine in our restaurant before retiring to one of the 106 luxurious bedrooms. The great outdoors provide a wealth of team-building options, from energetic hikes to gentle walks, watersports to abseiling and horseriding. OUR PLEDGE We aim to fulfil the Macdonald Meetings promise by making time for your business. We offer a dedicated booking consultant with the specific product expertise and seamless booking service you require. You’ll get the best rate first time, every time and we’ll respond to your enquiry within 30 minutes. Plus, we reward you so will want to book with us time and again.

Additional Information

• Traditional country house charm • Majestic views of Lake Windermere • Extensive private gardens • 106 luxurious bedrooms • Spa & Vital Health centre • Meeting and conference facilities • Complimentary Wifi • Valet parking (charges apply)

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