from £64.50
per person (min 2)

Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel

8.0 Very Good 187 customer reviews

Safe Hands For Cancer Accredited

Spa and hotel facilities

At a glance

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    Horse Racing

    Craxton Wood Hotel is only a short drive from Chester racecourse.

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    Local Attractions

    Chester Cathedral, the Roman Amphitheatre, Chester Zoo, Ness Botanical Gardens, and the Blue Planet Aquarium are easily accessible from the venue.

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    The Craxton Wood Grill serves British classics with a twist.

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    Chester itself is a picturesque destination brimming with boutiques.

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    Family Friendly

    The venue is welcoming to families, with the pool open to children from 9am-11am and 3pm-6pm, as well as the restaurant being flexible for little taste buds.

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    Group Venue

    With many triple bedrooms in the hotel, the venue is ideal for groups and hen parties, and the spa can accommodate groups as large as 28 people.

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    Hotel Spa Venue

    This venue offers a range of spa and leisure treatments in a separate building to the accommodation, but is not a specialised spa.

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    Safe Hands for Cancer

    Accredited by the SATCC and part of the Safe Hands for Cancer Collection, this spa welcomes people living with or beyond cancer and offers a number of specialist trained therapists.

Spa & Leisure

Following a little pampering of their own, Vital Health and Wellbeing Club at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel and Spa now combines both leisure and relaxation side by side. Their £1.4 million renovation has left the venue with a state of the art thermal suite which includes experience showers, a sauna, a steam room, 11 luxury treatment rooms and a gym.

In keeping with the Macdonald brand’s pampering leitmotif, the Elemis and Jessica product lines are put to optimum use in a range of therapies and beauty treatments. Following the refurbishment, holistic services are now also available, such as acupuncture, Chinese cupping, and sports physio massages.

Hotel & Accommodation

Close to the Roman town of Chester, Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel is ensconced in 27 acres of mature woodland and gardens, and within the construct of what remains a country house atmosphere, there are 72 rooms and suites including family rooms.

The hotel’s main restaurant is the Craxton Wood Grill, which serves British classics with a twist. For something a little lighter in a less formal atmosphere there is a cocktail bar and lounge complete with an outdoor terrace. Additionally, there is also the Vital Coffee Bar. Finally there is the Woodland Spa Café, allowing you to have your lunch in the comfort of your robe.


Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel, Parkgate Road, Ledsham, Cheshire,
CH66 9PB

Ledsham, Nr Chester.

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