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

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

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

Late availability New Year break at Blenheim Lodge

We have just decided to open for New Year and have late availability for last minute rooms for anyone looking for a relaxing break in the Lakes. Blenheim Lodge is enviably located in Bowness-on-Windermere on a hill top and only … Read More

Looking for a Christmas gift?

It is that time of year when one begins to think of Christmas gifts for loved ones. It’s not always the easiest thing to do especially when that special someone already seems to have everything he or she needs. So, why not think … 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

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

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

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