Lake District summer break

The Lake District is an absolutely stunning location for a holiday any time of the year, but in the summer, with the addition of extra transport options through the Cross Lakes Experience, a summer break in the Lakes gets even … Read More

Wainwright’s Haystacks

This evening, BBC 4 screened a programme called ‘Wainwright’s Walks’. This is the first of four episodes, and it takes viewers up to Haystacks, Wainwright’s favourite fell, out of the 214 in the Lake District. Even via the medium of … Read More

Weekend breaks in the Lake District

The Lake District is Cumbria’s jewel in the crown. Located within easy reach of conurbations nearby, the Lakes offer a fantastic retreat to suit all budgets and styles of relaxation: from roaming around towns and villages, eating, shopping, and sightseeing … Read More


Blenheim Lodge is situated in Bowness-on-Windermere, a bustling village well endowed with plenty of eateries. Close by, no more than 5-15 minutes’ distant, are other villages and towns with many lovely restaurants too. The proximity of all these places to … Read More

Summer’s here

Summer arrived with a flourish of bright sunshine on a windless day on Saturday just past. Such lovely weather even occasioned mention in the UK’s national papers, so it must have been something to behold indeed in terms of the … Read More