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

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

Bowness Bay

From our Bowness Bed and Breakfast, Blenheim Lodge, it is only a 5-minute walk to Bowness Bay, so we often take our Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Zack, out for his daily walks by the water. We have had lovely days of clear … Read More

Last minute August holiday breaks

Are you looking for late availability for an August break in the Lake District National Park? If so, we have some last minute B&B rooms available complete with lake or fell views. Breakfast is included in all our tariffs. Do … 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

Stay with us the first Summer weekend of 2014!

It will be the first weekend of Summer 2014 come tomorrow. Why not take your first Summer break in the beautiful Lake District? We are offering last minute deals on rooms with lovely Lake and mountain views, and would be … 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

Shopping in Bowness-on-Windermere

One thing I like about the Lake District is the variety of independent shops that can be found in its many towns and villages. Unlike big towns or city centres, Lakeland abounds with individual stores which often sell quirky items … Read More

Cosy and full!

Visitors to our Bowness guest house often want to know where they can stop off for a little repast when gadding about Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere, so I thought I would write about some small local eateries. Please note that these … Read More

Classic car shows

I watched ‘Flog It!’ today on location at the Coventry Transport Museum, which made me think about the annual classic car shows and rallies in the Lake District. Working and living in a Bed and Breakfast in Bowness-on-Windermere, we often … Read More