When we went to Coniston one day . . .

It was last week on Thursday when I finally managed to get out of our house! Over the past weeks, I have been diligently staying up nights, whilst working days and nights, in an effort to get our new website ready for … Read More

Early May Bank Holiday: a lazy weekend in the Lakes

Enjoy a happy lazy kind of weekend relaxing in the Lake District National Park this May Bank Holiday long weekend coming up. I wrote a post recently about this on another Blog that I have: https://bownessbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/2016/04/23/early-may-bank-holiday-a-lazy-weekend-in-the-lakes/ Enjoying a special long … Read More

Secret Britain: The Lakes

BBC One screened a documentary on The Lakes tonight, showcasing some of its secrets hidden amidst some of Britain’s most magnificent scenery. If you haven’t watched it yet, do look up the programme here on BBC iPlayer. Within this hour-long show, … Read More

Current Special Offers

As we enter February, we have put up some new Special Offers for Winter and Spring. Many people think that there is not much to see and do in the Lake District National Park during these seasons, but actually there … Read More

Valentine’s Day romantic retreat in the Lake District

Have you every thought how nice it might be to make a breakaway as a couple? With just the two of you, you only need to consider the needs of each other as you gad about the Lake District. You can … Read More

Grizedale Stages Rally and Ambleside Lantern Parade

Grizedale Stages Rally is happening tomorrow in the Lake District National Park. It will be the 27th such event this 21st November 2015 and it should prove exciting for car rally aficionados. Up to 75 crews are taking part, and … Read More

Sunshine galore!

To date, June 2014 has to be characterised as the best month for sunshine galore! I can hardly believe how warm it is in the Lake District; nay, it has been positively boiling at times! So hot that we daren’t … Read More

Things to do on Valentine’s Day weekend

Thinking of doing something special on Valentine’s Day? How about a romantic weekend getaway in the Lake District National Park? We have late availability of rooms with views of Lake Windermere and the fells available at Blenheim Lodge and would love … Read More

Boat trips in the Lake District

The Lake District is probably one of the most picturesque places in the world. It is home to numerous waters, some of which can be explored on commercially operated ferries and small boating craft. Some of these lakes include Windermere, … Read More

The enchantment of the Lakes

This week has seen us at Blenheim Lodge welcoming a good number of overseas guests. And all of them have been ever so enchanted by the beauty of the Lakes. For some guests, this has included gazing out the windows … Read More

Lakeland waters on a summer day

Thousands of people visit the English Lake District because of its beautiful landscape of lakes and mountains. On a hot summer day, what better way is there to cool down than to head towards those self-same waters in hopes of … Read More

Some things to do for a romantic summer weekend (i)

Well, the weather is certainly a boon now for visitors to the Lake District: sunny, hot, with just enough of a small breeze so that the heat is not oppressive. Days are long, and all the whole of the Lake … Read More