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  • Surrounded by gardens and countryside, the luxurious Macdonald Leeming House Hotel offers an extra feeling of grandeur and has the ultimate traditional country house charm.
  • Nestled deep within the fascinating Ullswater countryside, world-renowned lakes, fells and cliffs are all within walking distance.
  • Our members can enjoy a relaxing stay in the heart of the Lake District and a variety of activities. Be sure to pay a visit to the 2 AA Rosette-awarded restaurant at the hotel for a gastronomic experience.

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This hotel won the Certificate of Excellence from the world's leading review website, which honours hotels & accommodations that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence.

Your Destination

With its famous Cumbrian countryside surroundings and quaint village vibe, Ullswater, at the foot of Ullswater Lake, is the perfect destination for those wanting to strip back and enjoy the great outdoors.  

Take a trip to Penrith, just minutes away, wander around Glencoyne Bay, a place where famous English-Romantic poet William Wordsworth drew much of his inspiration from, or scale the many cliffs or famous fells for a slice of the Lake District’s unrelenting beauty.

Local Attractions

  • Little Mel Felll 4.1km / 7 mins
  • Glencoyne Bay (Wordsworth Point) 6.9km / 10 mins
  • Saint Sunday Crag 12.8km / 24 mins
  • Penrith 12.9km / 17 mins
  • Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa 31.1km / 44 mins

Macdonald Hotel Leeming House 4*

Peering out onto the majestic Ullswater Lake, which is beautifully surrounded by immaculate green fields, 200-year-old Macdonald Leeming House offers the perfect English country retreat. Soak up the charming rural setting and indulge in common Lake District activities, including sailing, pony riding across the fells or abseiling. 

For a touch of R&R, let go of all your worries in the impressive and sensuous spa at the sister hotel, the Macdonald Old England Hotel, overlooking Lake Windermere.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on an upgrade to an Executive Room.

Executive Room

Quintessentially British, elegant, stylish... The Executive Room combines its modern features and light, airy space with all traditional touches, providing guests with a sublime vantage of the landscaped gardens or Lake Ullswater and the perfect place to rest their head after a day spent on the lakes. 

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a Half Board stay (Breakfast & 2-course evening meal served in the main restaurant - excluding drinks).

Just for you:
- A cream tea
- Welcome drink on arrival

The Regency Restaurant 
The elegant (formal attire for dinner) restaurant at the hotel showcases the finest of British cuisine and has been awarded two prestigious AA Rosettes.

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Location Information

Transport is not included in this offer.

The address of your property: Watermillock, Ullswater, Cumbria, CA11 0JJ

Distance from Penrith Train Station to Macdonald Leeming House Hotel:  14km / 20 min.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 40
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Parking
  • Drawing room
  • Library
  • Helipad amenities
  • Gardens

Room Facilities

  • Comfortable bed
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Flat screen TV
  • Large desk
  • Trouser press
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Comfortable seating area
  • Complimentary mineral water
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Restaurants

  • Regency Restaurant
  • Lounges

Leisure Facilities

  • Spa
  • Fitness area

Your Contract

Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending o