Ten local sights and 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

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

Living in Bowness: an evening and a morning in the Lakes

I recently wrote a couple of posts on a different Blog about my meeting with some swans and today’s gorgeous weather. Do click on the links below to see what we saw. https://bownessbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/2016/04/15/swans-by-windermere-lakeside/ https://bownessbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/2016/04/16/wonderful-weather-in-bowness-today/ How about coming to stay with … Read More

Valentine’s Day romantic retreat in the Lake District

Have you every thought how nice it might be to make a breakaway as a couple? With just the two of you, you only need to consider the needs of each other as you gad about the Lake District. You can … 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

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

Day out on the buses

This morning saw me helping an elderly couple who wanted to visit the areas between Bowness-on-Windermere and Keswick. As they did not have private transport and the skies were a bright blue with every indication of good weather for the … Read More

Blackwell House

This afternoon I went with Pui to Blackwell House to take some photos. Pui, who is being ‘seconded’ to us by the University of Cumbria to help us with marketing our Bowness Bed and Breakfast, Blenheim Lodge, is adept at … Read More