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

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

Escape to the Lakes for a romantic Valentine’s break

Picture the English Lake District: scenic hills and pretty vales; picturesque lakes and rushing waterfalls; gurgling becks and romantic walks; quintessential villages offering appetising handmade local foods and drink. What a wonderful place to relax mid-Winter – what a perfect place … Read More

Late availability for last minute New Year breaks

We decided rather late to open for New Year and hence have late availability for last minute breaks at Blenheim Lodge, our Bowness Bed and Breakfast. The Lake District National Park is open as usual over New Year; and popular … Read More

5 best reasons for visiting the Lakes

Hubby and I have been living in the Lakes now for close on 14 years. Our guest house is in Bowness-on-Windermere, a pretty Lakeland village and one of the main entry points into the Lakes as it is only 20 minutes’ … Read More

Images of Spring (i)

I thought I would write a series of posts with images of Spring in the Lake District National Park. Personally, one of the best things I like about Spring is the new growth on trees and bushes. I love the … Read More

Bowness weather these two days

If one wants to experience all seasons and all varieties of seasons in one day, the Lake District National Park must surely be on the MUST EXPERIENCE list. Yesterday was possibly the oddest day of the year so far weather-wise: warm bright sunshine; drizzle … Read More

Discounted February and March B&B breaks

It’s that time of the year when the Winter blues begin to creep up upon one. . . . It’s time to take a well-deserved break! It’s time to rejuvenate those spirits and enjoy a short escape – even an escapade!  Come … Read More

Book a last minute Valentine’s weekend break

Valentine’s Day weekend will be here very soon – actually, in less than a month! Will you arrange a special treat for your beloved on Valentine’s Day? This year, Valentine’s Day falls neatly during the weekend . . . so … Read More

The view from our B&B today and discounted breaks

This winter has proved to be rather warmer than usual. Indeed, January thus far has shown signs of improving weather with lovely bright skies and sunshine. As I sat in our lounge at Blenheim Lodge today, I thought I would … Read More

Our hilltop house

Blenheim Lodge B&B, our house and home, is located on a hilltop in Bowness-on-Windermere. Well . . . it is not quite at the very peak of Brantfell, the Lakeland fell on which our B&B is situated, but it is … Read More