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 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

Escape to the Lakes for a romantic Valentine’s break

Picture the English Lake District: scenic hills and pretty vales; picturesque lakes and rushing waterfalls; gurgling becks and romantic walks; quintessential villages¬†offering appetising handmade local foods and drink. What a wonderful place to relax mid-Winter – what a perfect place … Read More

Gorgeous Autumn colours in the Lakes

Autumn’s here, and the colours are absolutely gorgeous! So brilliantly gorgeous that I thought I would post some recent photos in this post. We parked alongside the River Brathay near Ambleside, about 5 miles from our guest house, Blenheim Lodge, … Read More

Early May Bank Holiday: a lazy weekend in the Lakes

Enjoy a happy lazy kind of weekend relaxing in the Lake District National Park this May Bank Holiday long weekend coming up. I wrote a post recently about this on another Blog that I have: https://bownessbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/2016/04/23/early-may-bank-holiday-a-lazy-weekend-in-the-lakes/ Enjoying a special long … Read More

Gummers How

We have been having some amazing weather of late and I thought that a walk at Gummers How would be just the ticket. With no wind, bright evening sunshine, and clear skies, Hubby, Zack and I made our way to … 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

Take advantage of our Early May Bank Holiday offer

We have literally just put up a money-off offer for the Early May Bank Holiday weekend, when guests stay any 3 or more nights in our double, twin or triple rooms. This is a particularly good deal as our bed … Read More

The Lake District in November sunshine

Believe it or not, the Lake District, like the rest of the UK, does also enjoy exceptional sunny days in November and throughout the year. Yes, believe it! Often, whilst it is raining cats and dogs in other UK towns, … Read More

My picture windows

I thought I would share a few photos taken on Thursday from our rooms and porch at Blenheim Lodge. My first thoughts on seeing those views were, ‘Wow!’ I hope you think so too. Take a close look at the … Read More

Late availability rooms this October weekend

Well, the Lake District has certainly had the lion’s share of fair weather this year. And, it looks set to continue! So why not come and join us for an enjoyable stay in the magnificent Lake District National Park this … Read More

Autumn days in the Lake District

Hubby and I have today come into the 12th year of living in the lovely English Lake District National Park. It is autumn time and the weather reminds me of when we first arrived here in 2002: sunny; deliciously warm … Read More