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

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

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

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

Last minute New Year B&B accommodation

We have some last minute late availability bed and breakfast accommodation to see in New Year 2016 at Blenheim Lodge Guest House in Bowness-on-Windermere. Tucked into the lee of a hilltop on Brantfell Road, our guest rooms offer fantastic views … 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

Sunshine galore!

To date, June 2014 has to be characterised as the best month for sunshine galore! I can hardly believe how warm it is in the Lake District; nay, it has been positively boiling at times! So hot that we daren’t … Read More

Things to do on Valentine’s Day weekend

Thinking of doing something special on Valentine’s Day? How about a romantic weekend getaway in the Lake District National Park? We have late availability of rooms with views of Lake Windermere and the fells available at Blenheim Lodge and would love … Read More

To my Valentine

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many couples will be gearing up to celebrate their special romantic love for each other. I was reading through a few poems by famous writers recently, and thought I would share a few along the way. Here is … Read More

Autumn in the Lake District

The Lake District is truly one of those places on Earth that looks beautiful all year round. Despite the anomalies of the current Autumn weather, where it can rain one minute and shine in the next, there can be no … Read More

A Lake District weekend break

The clocks have changed now and we are truly into Autumn days. In the Lake District, deciduous trees and plants are showing off their burnished Fall colours. However, despite the cooler months of Autumn moving in, the Lake District is … Read More

The colours: they are a-turning

As we enter early October, the colours of our Lakeland foliage are definitely a-turning. Looking out of our kitchen window this morning as I washed up after breakfast, I noticed touches of yellow, red, and orange in the woods. The … Read More