General Information

All rooms en-suite, freeview channels, DVD/CD player, free use of DVD/ CDs, books, games, maps. Use of leisure facilities at The Old England Spa Bowness for guests staying 2 nights or more, includes swimming pool sauna. Windermere train coach station. Junction 36 M6 is 12 miles away on the Kendal bypass 20 minutes and you are in Windermere.

We offer advice on walks in the area, free use of maps, books and magazines all aimed to ensure you stay is as good as it can be. We do not have a car park, there is on road free/safe parking and a pay display 2 minutes away that is free over night. We do not accept stag or hen parties- children over 8 years welcome please call for details of our family room - well behaved pets sometimes allowed please. We kindly request that an estimated arrival time is provided on booking, there is not a manned reception at Cambridge House and we wish to avoid any delays to your check in at Cambridge House.



We have a sunny breakfast room, a sitting area in the small garden at the front of the house, among our beautiful flowers that have won us the Gold award (Guest accommodation) for Windermere in Bloom several times - if you wish to have a morning coffee or glass of wine, we do not have a guests lounge, but guests are welcome to use the breakfast room to read or work

Old England Spa

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is situated in the heart of the Cumbrian countryside, in the Lake District. Blessed with a wild and unrelenting beauty, our landscape is the ideal backdrop for a relaxing break from the stress and strain of daily life.

Our spa provides you with an equal balance of luxury and tranquillity; with a staff of trained experts standing by to help you relax and unwind. We also have a range of fitness facilities including a Technogym and heated pool.

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

All treatments at the spa are booked and paid for separately - we are not responsible for opening and closing times of the spa - please take note of opening and closing times.