Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

Ledsham, Chester

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A peaceful, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-awarded country hotel near Chester, with breakfast plus an optional dinner or spa treatment

Surrounded by 27 acres of pretty woodland, the AA Rosette-awarded Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa really is hidden away in a peaceful country bubble, yet it's also just a 15-minute drive from the historic city of Chester, the Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet and 30 minutes from hip Liverpool. For more reasons than one, it's scooped up a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Dining is a huge draw here, with familiar British flavours given a thoroughly modern makeover. For spa relaxation, the Vital Health & Wellbeing Club reveals beautiful countryside views from the 18-metre pool and features a quiet spa café serving herbal fusions. If you'd rather not leave your work-out plan at home, you can take your Lycra to the air-conditioned Technogym and wind down afterwards in the sauna and steam room.

Good to know

Pre-booking treatments at the spa is advised, to avoid disappointment.

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We like

  • Staying in the heart of a peaceful woodland, yet being just a short drive from Chester
  • Swimming in the heated indoor spa pool, where you'll have a view of the surrounding countryside through floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Indulging by choosing to add the spa package, which includes a 25-minute treatment
  • Fine British dining in the AA Rosette-awarded restaurant

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