Springtime in the Lakes revisited (ii)

Yesterday, I began a short series of posts showing images of the Lake District National Park in Spring. We have had another gorgeous day today in the Lakes and, because it is early May, it has reminded me of an … Read More

Beatrix Potter’s 150th anniversary

Fans of Beatrix Potter the world over will have a great time visiting the authoress’s much loved Lake District this year. It is the 150th anniversary of her birth and the National Trust is putting on some special events in … Read More

A pretty charm from a charming lady

Recently, we had the pleasure of welcoming a lovely family from Singapore to our guest house. A couple was travelling with their two grown children and they had booked B&B accommodation in two single rooms and a double room, all … Read More

Last minute Summer break

We have been enjoying fabulous summer weather since the beginning of June and cannot believe just how hot and sunny it is most everyday. With little wind and bright blue skies, Summer 2104 is turning out so far to be … Read More

Book now for Late May Bank Holiday long weekend

Spring has truly sprung in the Lake District. Sitting in our lounge at Blenheim Lodge, I can see fresh greenery that seems to have sprouted in profusion overnight and pretty flowers displayed in all their glory. Bluebells carpet the woodlands … Read More

Motoring in the Lakes

This weekend saw a group of off-roaders staying at our guest house, Blenheim Lodge. Hubby and I like the look and feel of Land Rovers, so it was a wonderful opportunity to see a variety of these parked in our … Read More

Update on Blenheim Lodge B&B offers

In my previous post, I wrote about our Autumn discounts for bed and breakfast at our guest house, Blenheim Lodge. One of the offers we had was for a limited offer up to and including 17th October. However, we can … 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

Living by Lake Windermere

I remember as a child in Singapore always wanting to visit the seaside at weekends because going to the sea was a little bit like having an adventure in a wild open place. Then, once at the seaside, we would … Read More

One word – HOT!

It has been a fortnight of sweltering heat in the Lake District. For sun lovers, the Lake District National Park will be a perfect place to visit, both to lap up the sunshine and to take a dip in the … Read More

Eateries in Bowness

Today, I thought I would write about some eateries our guests at Blenheim Lodge have tried whilst staying with us. Hubby and I are often asked to recommend places to eat, but since we have not been to eat in … Read More

A Lake District holiday

I remember one year eons ago, when we brought our kids to the Lake District for a week’s holiday. They were at that time only 1.5 and 4 years of age, and the former was still in pull-ups. Hubby and … Read More