A muggy day

Today has been what I call a ‘muggy’ day. Despite rather overcast skies and a sun valiantly trying to peep through dense clouds, it has been a warm and humid day, with not so much as a breath of wind … Read More

Indoor attractions in the Lake District (2)

Today has been rather mizzly and it has made me think about where guests can explore yet keep out of the drip drip drip of small raindrops. As Blenheim Lodge is situated in Bowness-on-Windermere, it would probably be useful to … Read More

A lazy summer holiday in the Lakes

This weekend, we had staying with us a man and his wife who were celebrating his big birthday. Normally, he said, they would have rented a caravan but this time his wife was treating him. She had even told him … Read More

Active summer holidays in the Lakes

Activity breaks are excellent fun for guests who enjoy the great outdoors. At Blenheim Lodge, the great outdoors are literally on our doorstep. For example, simply take a minute’s stroll from the front door of our B&B in Bowness-on-Windermere and … Read More

The myriad faces of Lake Windermere

Lake Windermere, or more correctly, Windermere, is England’s largest natural lake at 10.5 miles. By virtue of our hilltop position in Bowness-on-Windermere, approximately 6-7 miles of this watery expanse can be viewed from our room windows at Blenheim Lodge, an … Read More

The many faces of Lakeland waters

There are numerous bodies of water in the Lake District, with some of them still remaining unnamed to this day. Lakeland waters contribute to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. In fair weather or foul, in winter … Read More

Red skies

Blenheim Lodge is in the fortunate situation of being located on a hill top with stunning panoramic Lake Windermere and mountain views. This evening, as the sun was setting, I looked out of The Blue Room and saw to my … Read More

With appreciation

Over the years, we have enjoyed the company of some truly appreciative guests at our bed and breakfast in Bowness-on-Windermere. Some of them pass through and hope to return. Others promise to re-visit and do come back to stay time … Read More