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Macdonald Leeming House Hotel, Ullswater

Watermillock, Ullswater, Cumbria, CA110JJ, UK
Macdonald Leeming House Hotel, Ullswater Macdonald Leeming House Hotel, Ullswater 01768 486674 Watermillock Ullswater
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  • Accessible Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
  • Walk-in Showers

Macdonald Leeming House Hotel is one of the finest Lake District hotels offering luxury & comfort in a beautiful setting.

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Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
  • Walk-in Showers

Number of Bedrooms: 41

Parking Spaces: 100

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 4pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Macdonald Leeming House Hotel is set on 22 acres of beautiful grand gardens in the countryside of Cumbria. This 200-year-old country house hotel in the Lake District offers breathtaking scenery and fine facilities.

The Leeming House Hotel in Ullswater boasts 41 elegant bedrooms, some with private balconies and many with views of the surrounding woodland. The accommodation at Macdonald Hotels' Lake District location in Ullswater offers the perfect retreat whether you're on a romantic break away, a business trip or exploring the surrounding countryside.

The Macdonald Leeming House hotel in Cumbria is perfect for country adventures; roam the marvellous Lake District countryside and marvel at the glorious scenery on offer. And once you've finished exploring relax with dinner in the fabulous Regency Restaurant. For a less formal dining experience, sample the delicious fare on offer in the Drawing Room or unwind in the Library with freshly brewed tea or coffee, whilst you enjoy a good book in a tranquil setting.

For a relaxing day out visit the extensive leisure and spa facilities at the Leeming House sister hotel, the Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa on Lake Windermere.

The Macdonald Leeming House Hotel in Ullswater offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Trouser Press
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Complimentary Bottled Water
tick Walk In Showers

Macdonald Leeming House boasts stunning views of the Lake District from the comfort of your luxurious and peaceful hotel room. The 41 elegant bedrooms are comfortable, traditionally furnished and boast a range of modern conveniences.

If you're looking for the ultimate in comfortable accommodation, upgrade to an Executive Room, to enjoy beautiful views, or choose the spacious Junior Suite and enjoy a private balcony with a seating area.

An accessible ground-floor room is available upon request.

Macdonald Leeming House is a pet-friendly hotel. Dogs are welcome in Executive rooms located on the lower ground floor, which have access to the garden, for an additional charge of £15.00 per dog per night.

Classic, Executive and Feature Rooms can accommodate 2 adults and 1 child

Classic Rooms at Macdonald Leeming House offer you luxurious and peaceful accommodation in the heart of the Lake District. Classic Rooms are furnished to the highest standard, combining traditional refinement with the latest modern conveniences. A perfect retreat in the relaxing Cumbria countryside.

Executive Rooms at Macdonald Leeming House offer a spacious and luxurious retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Executive rooms have garden views and some rooms on the lower ground floor have patio doors that open into the garden.

Feature Rooms at Macdonald Leeming House offer a little extra comfort, space and luxury amidst the vast landscapes of the Lake District. The feature rooms have private balconies, garden views and a look towards the lake, with beautiful views of the surrounding fells. Only rooms in the main house have direct views of the lake.
· Comfortable seating area
· Balcony
· Views of the garden & lake

Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children
The Junior Suite at Macdonald Leeming House is perfect for families or large groups. This duplex room features a bedroom, along with a private balcony and seating area on the ground floor and boasts an additional room on the upper level with children's bunks. The Junior Suite also features a triple aspect full-length window - perfect for gazing out onto the glorious scenery surrounding our hotel.
· Sofa
· Private balcony with seating area
· CD & DVD player
· Bunk bed for small children

The Accessible Room at Macdonald Leeming House offers you exquisite comfort, luxury and style. The extra accessible features such as handrails in the bathroom and alarm facilities linked to hotel reception will ensure you have plenty of peace of mind during your stay.
· Lowered switches and pull-cord alarms
· Complimentary mineral water
· Towelling robes

Family Rooms and Upgrades are available on request only at the Macdonald Leeming House Hotel. Please call 01357 529 129 to book.
Classic Britain's children’s rates do not apply for Family rooms at the Leeming House Hotel. Children’s Rates are:
0 - 4 years: Free of Charge pays for meals as taken.
5 - 12 years: £15 per child per night Bed & Breakfast. (All other meals are paid for as taken)

Bar & Restaurant

Only the finest British cuisine is served at the Macdonald Leeming House Hotel and organic suppliers are sourced for their vegetables and dairy products where possible.

Experience award-winning dining amidst one of the most spectacular landscapes in the Lake District at our Regency Restaurant. the restaurant holds a prestigious AA rosette, awarded for its classic British dishes, prepared with the freshest, seasonal ingredients.

The Regency Restaurant is also open for breakfast, where guests can begin the day with a traditional full English breakfast or enjoy the selection from the continental buffet.

We respectfully ask guests to observe a smart dress code for dinner. Preferably no jeans or training shoes.

Due to the popularity of the Regency Restaurant, we advise you to book a table in advance in order to avoid disappointment.

Sample menu

Continental - £14.95
Full - £21.50
· 8am-9.30am (Mon-Fri)
· 8am-10am (Sat-Sun)
· 6.45pm - 9pm daily

The Lounges
The inviting Library and Drawing Room Lounges provide a more relaxed atmosphere for guests. The epitome of style and comfort, The Lounges boasts a menu of high-quality, family-friendly dishes. A wide selection of lunch, dinner and afternoon snacks are served (sample menu) - so settle down and relax in traditional, elegant surroundings.


tick Fitness Suite
tick Beauty Treatments
tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool

Guests to the Macdonald Leeming House Hotel receive complimentary use of the leisure facilities at the Macdonald Old England Hotel in Windermere.

The Old England Hotels Facilities Include:
· State of the art Technogym
· 20-metre heated swimming pool
· Sensuous spa
· Expert therapists
· Open Mon-Fri: 7am-10pm / Sat & Sun: 8am-9.30pm
· Adults only 7am-10am & 7pm-10pm

Location & Directions

Directions to Macdonald Leeming House Hotel in Ullswater

Near the A592

7.5 miles from Penrith Station

113 miles from Manchester Airport

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Cancellation Policy: 

  • From 1st May – to 30 Sept - 7-day cancel the policy (The guest can cancel free of charge until 7 days before arrival. The guest will be charged the cost of the first night if they cancel in the 7 days before arrival)
  • From 1st Oct – to 30 April - 2-day cancel the policy (The guest can cancel free of charge until 2 days before arrival. The guest will be charged the cost of the first night if they cancel the 2 days before arrival)

The above policy supersedes our 48 hours prior to the day of arrival policy 

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Horse Riding
tick Nature Reserves
tick Sailing
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Climbing

The Macdonald Leeming House Hotel has direct access to the shores of Ullswater and a private fishing licence.

Things to see and do in the local area:

Lakeland Climbing Centre

The Beatrix Potter Museum


Rookin House

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide in Ullswater.

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