Macdonald Swan HotelThe Waggoner Restaurant at Macdonald Swan Hotel Keswick Road, Grasmere, LA22 9RF

Nestled in the Cumbrian countryside, experience the quintessentially British tradition of Afternoon Tea in one of the oldest hotels in the Lake District at Macdonald Swan Hotel.

Cosy and inviting with blazing log fires that are perfect for Winter and with open sunny vistas and outdoor seating for Summer, Macdonald Swan Hotel is perfect for dining all year round.

Take your pick from savoury finger sandwiches and a selection of sweet treats along with fluffy scones and preserves, which can be served either in the lounge or on the outdoor terrace. You can also bring your fluffy friend with you, as dogs are welcome in the hotel and lounge.

Macdonald Swan Hotel is set within the countryside and is best accessed by car. It's a 10 mile drive from Windermere rail station.

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 12pm to 5pm every day

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:


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  5. Where to sit:

    Lounge/Bar and Garden

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    On themed days

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

  10. Gardens:


  11. Outdoor Seating:


  12. Disabled access:


  13. Dogs:

    All dogs welcome

  14. Gluten free:

    Yes, please specify at the time of booking

  15. Vegan:

    Yes, please specify at the time of booking

  16. Nut free:

    Yes, please specify at the time of booking

  17. Award Winner:


  18. Halal:

    Yes, please specify at the time of booking

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  • Afternoon Tea
    12pm to 5pm
    Monday - Sunday

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