Enjoy a staycation with Macdonald Hotels & Resorts this summer

Enjoy a staycation with Macdonald Hotels & Resorts this summer

With heatwaves and Brexit on the horizon, a 'staycation' has never been more popular, research shows more than half of Brits are expected to ditch overseas travel in favour of a Great British break!

With more than 40 hotels located across the UK, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts can cater for all needs. From peaceful woodland walks and dramatic loch-side views to stylish city centre breaks, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts offers the ultimate staycation in some of the country’s most serene and picturesque locations, including:

Scenic Shores – Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa, Lake District
Set on the shores of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offers access to some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes.

From private jetties and moorings on the lake, to extensive private gardens and the famous ‘World of Beatrix Potter’ just a short walk away, guests can enjoy a variety of family friendly activities whilst wandering through the picturesque countryside.

After a day of exploring, guests can visit the spa and thermal suite for a relaxing steam before dining with views across the water.

An overnight stay at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa starts from £315, dinner, bed and breakfast.


City Centre Chic – Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is just around the corner from some of the city’s most stylish shops and bustling bars, as well as the extinct volcano of Arthur’s Seat.

What’s more, the hotel boasts one of the hottest restaurants in town, Paul Tamburrini at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, headed up by one of Scotland’s most renowned chefs.

An overnight stay at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel starts from £319, dinner, bed and breakfast.


Literature and Luxury – Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford
Frequented by royalty, the political elite and popstars, the five star Macdonald Randolph Hotel is Oxford’s finest.

It sits amidst the dreaming spires of Oxford – the inspiration for author Colin Dexter’s Inspector Morse novels.

Guests can enjoy Champagne, gin and cocktails served in the freshly designed Cartoon Bar. Meanwhile, the Acanthus Restaurant offers one of the most exclusive dining experiences in town.

An overnight stay at Macdonald Randolph Hotel starts from £350, dinner, bed and breakfast.


Stunning Spas – Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel, Bath
Bath is a city steeped in atmosphere and at the luxurious, five star Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel, guests can expect nothing but the best.

Surrounded by sweeping manicured grounds, the former Georgian mansion is home to an award-winning restaurant, a perfectly serene spa and outdoor hydrotherapy pool. In the premium suites, there’s always someone on hand to deliver Champagne, canapes, or even prepare the bath for when guests return each evening.

Visitors can enjoy restorative treatments and relax before setting out to explore the nearby historic sites and stunning architecture that Bath is known for. From chic shops to original Roman baths, the city has so much to offer.

An overnight stay at Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel starts from £289, dinner, bed and breakfast.


Serenity in the Scottish Highlands – Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, Aberfoyle
With majestic views of Loch Ard Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa is an idyllic country retreat.

Guests can discover nearby Scottish islands while canoeing or take a guided walk through the surrounding forest. Gorge walking, cliff jumping, abseiling and archery are just some of the activities available at the exclusive resort. For those who would like to kick back and relax, there is an onsite spa, and foodies can enjoy delicious treats served on the stunning outdoor terrace.

Designed to exude true Scottish charm, Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa enjoyed a £3.5 refurbishment in the summer of 2017. All bedrooms have been upgraded with a whole host of added extras, including custom-built furniture, bespoke lightning and flat screen TVs.

An overnight stay at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa starts from £239, dinner, bed and breakfast.


Great Golfing – Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St. Andrews
Just a sand wedge away from the 18th hole of the world-famous Old Course, Macdonald Rusacks Hotels offers one of the greatest golfing retreats in Scotland.

Golf coaching packages and a dedicated Golf Concierge are available to take care of any questions or travel requests.

Those who would rather spectate, can relax in the award-winning restaurant while enjoying one of the most famous views in sport.

An overnight stay at Macdonald Rusacks Hotel starts from £419, dinner, bed and breakfast.


Family fun – Macdonald Aviemore Hotel, Aviemore
With stunning natural landscapes, golf course and ski facilities Aviemore provides the perfect playground for all ages.

Set in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Macdonald Aviemore Resort has over 100 family rooms, as well as a family lounge bar and indoor leisure complex. The hotel is surrounded by an abundance of breath-taking scenery, outdoor activities and local attractions, including the Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Highland Wildlife.

An overnight stay at Macdonald Aviemore Resort starts from £162, dinner, bed and breakfast.


For a memorable break, check out the Macdonald Hotels & Resorts’ website: www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk

Last Updated: 10 April 2019 14:47

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