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

Images of Spring (i)

I thought I would write a series of posts with images of Spring in the Lake District National Park. Personally, one of the best things I like about Spring is the new growth on trees and bushes. I love the … 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

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

Late availability for Valentine’s Day weekend

We have some late availability for Valentine’s Day weekend. Why not take advantage of our DISCOUNTED TARIFFS and book a romantic break with us? Our Bed and Breakfast accommodation rates start from a mere £53.50 per person per night, including breakfast. Take a … Read More

What a beautiful morning, afternoon and evening!

I couldn’t resist putting a link to this Blog from my other WordPress Blog. We have just had such a gorgeous day and I wanted to share it with everyone: https://bownessbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/2016/02/03/a-fabulous-february-day/ The Lake District National Park is one place on … 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

A gorgeous November day

What a gorgeous November day it is today in Bowness-on-Windermere! After a lot of rain in the Lake District, we are now embracing bright skies with lots of sunshine, no fear of precipitation from the looks of things, high fells … Read More

Enjoy February half-term break in the Lakes

2015 has really moved forward very fast indeed! Not so long ago and I was contemplating turkey and all the trimmings. Fast forward an approximate 8 weeks and we are into the February schools mid-term break. Now, our Bed and … 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

Contrasting images of Lake Windermere

The Lake District looks beautiful in all seasons. At least, that is my perception; although I must admit that perhaps the reason why I have such a predisposition for the Lakes is due to the fact that my family and … Read More

Salute to Lakeland’s sheep

I saw a wonderful photo of some Lakeland sheep, which has inspired today’s post. Keith Twentyman of Cumbria’s National Farmers Union says, ‘A lot of people, particularly visitors, think the Lake District is natural. It isn’t. It is a managed … Read More