A forgotten photograph

I rather like old photographs: black and white, or that faded Kodak camera look of the 1960s to ’80s. They bring back memories of childhood. There was one episode in particular that I remember well: it was of a tiny me, … Read More

Images of Lake Windermere from our home

It has been a week of variable weather thus far, so I thought I would share some images of our surroundings taken during this period. We have had sunshine, rain, drizzle, mist, and a combination of all these weather conditions … Read More

Last night at 10:31 PM in Bowness-on-Windermere

I looked out of our dining room window at 10:31 PM last night and saw a shimmering lake under dark but light-lined night skies. I tried to take a photo of the Lake from our porch at Blenheim Lodge but … Read More

Some forgotten photos

I was trawling through our photo albums and came across some forgotten images of our bedrooms at Blenheim Lodge and the views from them. Here are some to share in this post. The Dalesway bedroom The Fairfield bedroom: The Attic bedroom … Read More

See what I woke up to today

7:50 on Saturday morning, and I felt a wet nose and even bigger snout nudging my right arm. Time to wake up, Mummy! It was Zack – he wanted to go out. I ignored him for all of 2 minutes … 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

Secret Britain: The Lakes

BBC One screened a documentary on The Lakes tonight, showcasing some of its secrets hidden amidst some of Britain’s most magnificent scenery. If you haven’t watched it yet, do look up the programme here on BBC iPlayer. Within this hour-long show, … Read More

Late availability for Easter B&B breaks

Easter is coming and we still have some late availability for bed and breakfast accommodation at our Bowness guest house, Blenheim Lodge. All our bedrooms have views – either to Lake Windermere and the fells, or to fell woodland and … 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 marvellous day of rest and snow

I love the snow. I didn’t grow up with it, having come to the UK from a tropical country. However, I do very much love the look of it especially when it is just freshly fallen from the sky. It … Read More

Beautiful, wonderful day of sun and snow!

It has been a lovely day today in Bowness-on-Windermere. From our guest house, Blenheim Lodge, we are able to enjoy some truly spectacular views of Lake Windermere and the fells beyond from our B&B. I took a couple of photos … Read More

Painting in a gallery

I was never so chuffed as to receive an email from one of our talented guests who has recently had her painting of the view from her room selected by an art gallery. Donna and her husband came to stay … Read More