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

A poignant walk around Cockshott Point

One of the lovely things about living in Bowness on Windermere is our proximity to all things handy (shops, restaurants, newsagents, post office and other amenities) as well as THE GREAT OUTDOORS. Yesterday, despite a lowering sky, we decided to … 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

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

Windermere and Bowness events this weekend near Blenheim Lodge

What’s on this weekend in the Lakes? Well, a new event to be precise. It will be held in Windermere, the only town in the Lake District to host a railway line connecting this National Park to the rest of … 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

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

Discounts and late availability at Blenheim Lodge B&B

Autumn is here, and we are offering DISCOUNTS on B&B accommodation at Blenheim Lodge in Bowness. Why not take advantage of our SPECIAL OFFER RATES and come stay with us in pretty en-suite rooms with their stunning gorgeous views of Lake … Read More

Enjoy a weekend in the Lake District

We have had truly lovely days recently in Bowness – just perfect for a weekend break. This weekend, we are offering our Lake-view rooms from only £45 per person per night including breakfast or 10% off our prices for bookings of … Read More

A little walk by Windermere

We live in Bowness-on-Windermere, a mere 5-minute walk to the shores of Windermere. However, over the years, Windermere, the lake, has become known as ‘Lake Windermere’, which makes some language purists cringe. Windermere itself is a town about 1 mile … Read More