Macdonald Old England

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A former Georgian House, traditionally furbished with stunning character, catering for all, whether looking for a unique wedding venue or corporate away day The Old England is the ideal venue.

The Old England Hotel & Spa is a 4 star hotel set on the shores of Windermere Lake, with her own private jetties, the hotel has unrivalled views of the lake and fells.

Our private Bay room and Garden Suite make for a truly magical intimate wedding setting, not to mention the most stunning of backdrops for any wedding photography. All guests whether wedding, corporate or leisure can be sure of the very best personal attention and care from our team, the hotel can offer exclusive use of our hotel and it's gardens, making it the ideal get a way venue.

Our award winning Chef uses only the finest and freshest locally sourced produce that create dishes that all of our guests will delight.

The hotel has 106 bedrooms and boasts 4 feature suites and 2 feature balcony rooms, guests can also enjoy complimentary car parking and Wifi.

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A former Georgian House, – set on the shores of Windermere Lake We have Stunning views of the hotel garden's and Windermere Lake beyond making ideal back drop for photographs Dedicated Wedding coordinator Offer Exclusive use or Just for 2 weddings Winter Wedding offers - November to March Drinks reception & canapes available to enjoy on an hours cruise following the ceremony

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Enjoy the planning, it’s so exciting don’t get stressed by the little things, they will all work out! The most important thing to remember is it’s about you two and your journey...

Choose a venue with a dedicated coordinator, this will make all the difference as the relationship between yourselves will be invaluable, they will guide you, advise you and be excited for you.

On your final meeting please ask to meet the lead team that will be on hand for your wedding day. If they meet you both they will buy into your day and your vision.

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Lou Rodgers
Thank you to everyone at the hotel for their fabulous service. We got married at the hotel on the 19th of July. After a few trips down to plan it all went perfect. Apart from the rain but we had fun! All of our family loved it too. Louise & Tony
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Chris Mcfarlane
Brilliant service staff really friendly and made our wedding day complete,

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23 Church Street, Bowness on Windermere, Lancashire, LA23 3DF

Macdonald Old England

  • 23 Church Street
  • Bowness on Windermere
  • Lancashire
  • LA23 3DF
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Wedding Coordinator

Image of Key Person Rebekah Knowles & Anna Williamson – Karasz
Rebekah Knowles & Anna Williamson – Karasz

Thank you for your enquiry with regards to holding your wedding with us at The Old England Hotel & Spa, as your very own personal wedding co-ordinator’s we will be on hand throughout the planning of your big day, no task will be too big or small and we will take care of every detail so that you will be able to relax and enjoy your special day and to make sure that is everything you both dreamt it would be.