Spring is coming! Take advantage of our -10% March offer!

Look around you, and you will see daffodils pushing up the earth, crocuses colouring the ground, and snowdrops glinting white against Winter’s last gasp. Spring is soon arriving! Days are lengthening and there is even more daylight now to marvel … Read More

10 sights & things to do in Bowness on Windermere

Bowness on Windermere is a pretty village in the Lake District National Park. Being a denizen of Bowness, it is so easy to take everything for granted. However, there are really a lot of things to see and do in … Read More

Get away to the Lakes this weekend!

The Lake District . . . England’s largest National Park: stunning and serene in sunlight; wildly beautiful and tempestuous in the elements; gorgeous and peaceful in all weathers. Come discover and enjoy the Lake District National Park with us at … Read More

What’s happening in the Lakes over the next few weeks?

What’s happening in the Lakes over the next weeks for visitors to enjoy? Aside, that is, from the usual fabulous things to see and do in the Lake District National Park? Here are a few activity and event options to … Read More

Facebook Special Offer for February and March

The Lake District is a great place for visiting year round. In February and March, with days lengthening perceptibly, might thoughts turn to exploring this beautiful part of the world? We are offering on our Facebook Page DISCOUNTED RATES for … Read More

The magnificent Lake District National Park

The Lake District is England’s largest national park . . . and it is absolutely stunning! Just a day ago, BBC Two aired ‘The Lake District: A Wild Year’, a programme centred around the nature of the Lake District’s incredible landscape, its wildlife, and its … Read More

The romance of the Lakes for a romantic break

With its magnificent mountains which locals term ‘fells’; beautiful tarns, meres, waters, and (one) lake large and small; pretty becks, trickling streams and flowing rivers; small cascades and high waterfalls; green swathes of verdant countryside crisscrossed with numerous footpaths leading … Read More

The Lake District National Park: beautiful in all seasons

The Lake District National Park is one of the most beautiful places to enjoy in England. There are scenic lakes, natural woodlands and high fells. All are open to visitors to enjoy. What a gift this area is to a … Read More

Late availability New Year break at Blenheim Lodge

We have just decided to open for New Year and have late availability for last minute rooms for anyone looking for a relaxing break in the Lakes. Blenheim Lodge is enviably located in Bowness-on-Windermere on a hill top and only … Read More

Walks and marvellous views just on our doorstep . . .

Zack came to nudge me awake this morning. Eyes bleary but, being the indulgent owner that I am, I got up to go walkies with him and Hubby. What a wonderful vista greeted us: an inversion hung over Windermere, backlit … Read More

A walk up Orrest Head

I love walking with Hubby and Zack, our Pyrenean. Zack is an old dog, and at one point, we almost lost him for good. Thus, it is such a joy to see him walking well and taking in with gusto … Read More

Late availability for August summer holidays

August: we are near the end of Summer 2016, and if you have yet to take a break, why not make a last minute dash for a Summer holiday in the Lakes? The Lake District National Park is beautiful all … Read More