The Fairfield double room

Make it a lazy day weekend every time! And Take some lazy days out at Blenheim Lodge and Lake Windermere!

Follow our Great Dane’s lazy day example

That warm cosy feeling of getting away from it all, epitomised by my duvet day dog.
Horatio, our Great Dane, enjoys that cosy lazy day feeling!

I was wondering what to write about when I heard Horatio snoring. Up and down, up and down, went his snorting, whistling breaths. Sometimes, the pitch was so loud and high, it was a wonder he didn’t wake himself up!

Our gentle Blue Great Dane boy is easygoing. Give him his very own comfy couch or a soft puffy duvet next to a warm radiator to lay upon, and he will be quite happy and satisfied. Sometimes he stretches his – almost – full length out, but mostly he likes to curl up tightly, almost into a ball, if you could call a huge irregular lump a ball!

A lazy day weekend by Lake Windermere

At Blenheim Lodge, our Bowness on Windermere B&B, we are good at promoting lazy day weekend breaks in the Lake District.

Lounge about!

We have a lovely lounge with comfortable chairs and a 3-seater couch where guests can chat; sit and read to their heart’s content; bring their favourite card and board games to play; watch television; use their tech devices; do jigsaw puzzles on Grandma’s antique coffee table or spread them out on our wool-carpeted floor. Ask us to serve you with hot drinks and biscuits whilst you laze about, and enjoy your lazy day weekend!

guest lounge at blenheim lodge, an AA inspected 4-Star lake district bed and breakfast
Our comfortable lounge at Blenheim Lodge boasts stunning Lake and fell views offers a quiet space for guests to relax and unwind.
guest looks out to Lake Windermere from Blenheim Lodge's lounge
We welcome our guests to Blenheim Lodge with tea or coffee and biscuits on arrival. Start your lazy days break with a warm welcome to Blenheim Lodge Bed and Breakfast.

We advertise Blenheim Lodge B&B as a peaceful retreat that is a close 5-minute walk to all local amenities and attractions. Aside from days out, most guests who stay with us often want to relax in their rooms or our guest lounge. Many enjoy watching the world go by – by which I mean looking out to Lake Windermere and the near and distant fells, and observing their ever-changing “faces”. Often, there are yachts bobbing and racing on the water. And, because the weather on the Lake can be eminently changeable, it is always entertaining to see how quickly its mood can change at times.

Snapped from Blenheim Lodge: a picture of yachts sailing on Lake Windermere
Snapped from Blenheim Lodge by one of our guests is this pretty Winter scene of yachts bobbing on Windermere as they set sail on a calm Winter’s day.

Many guests tell us that they simply like the quiet relaxation to be found in our house as they rest and recharge their batteries after long hours at work.

Walk about!

Alright! This may not sound too lazy a thing to do; but, remember, you can do this at your own pace.

First things first! Do you enjoy shopping? Well, if your answer is “Yes!”, then you’re in for a treat!

Visit Lake Road, Bowness on Windermere, on your lazy day weekend break
Shops, restaurants, and other services line the main street, Lake Road, in Bowness on Windermere. Blenheim Lodge is 5 minutes’ walk downhill to Bowness village centre.

There are dozens and dozens of shops, including many independent ones, for you to visit and buy from to your heart’s content. Shops range from those selling clothing and footwear, including outdoor gear; stationery and kitchen goods; boutique bath and beauty lotions and potions; jewellery; artwork; chain stores such as Tesco and Co-op outlets; and even a place selling car parts!

Dreaming of a home on the Mere? How about buying a yacht? You can buy one or more from the advertisers at Bowness Bay!

Yachts at Bowness Bay, Bowness on Windermere, Lake Windermere
Amongst the moored yachts at Bowness Bay is this one to the front right of the picture. It says, “FOR SALE”.

Sit about!

Fancy a movie? How about visiting the Art Deco Royalty Cinema 5 minutes’ walk from our front door? It’s a modernised 3-screen theatre and plays the latest films, with a beautifully restored period auditorium and Wurlitzer organ. Imagine a couple of lazy hours watching a film with popcorn and soft drink in hand. What a marvellous way to laze and relax!

Couple enjoying views from a bench on Bowness Bay shore at Lake Windermere
Only 5 minutes from our door: enjoy a front row seat at Bowness Promenade, Lake Windermere!

And other places to sit about? Let’s see now . . . there are purpose-built benches on Bowness Promenade and Pier where you can watch the world go by. Other areas very close by are The Glebe and along the walk to Cockshott Point. Look out for greedy ducks and geese which waddle up for breadcrumbs. Other birds, of course, join in the food fest  as visitors throw handfuls of bread crumbs into the air.

Sail about!

Do you enjoy being on the water? How about sailing on England’s largest natural body of water? Lake Windermere is but a 5-minute walk from Blenheim Lodge, and you can board ferries which take you from Bowness Pier to Waterhead and Lakeside. Enjoy your lazy day in either location or both, and perhaps even hop onto the heritage train at Lakeside to Haverthwaite  for a visit to the motor museum.

Photo taken from Blenheim Lodge of Windermere Ferry sailing on Lake Windermere
Snapped from The Attic bedroom window at Blenheim Lodge: a photo of one of the iconic Windermere ferries sailing on Lake Windermere.

Of course, it is also possible to enjoy a meal aboard a yacht on Windermere. (We can help arrange this.) Alternatively, if you prefer incredible views of the Lake from dry land, there are many diners to choose from in the vicinity.

Gad about!

Gadding about the Lake District is highly recommended!

Tour and drive windy roads at hardknott pass on a lazy day getaway
Drive with care on Hardknott Pass!

There is plenty to see and do, but if you are making it a lazy day weekend – hey! you can also make it a lazy anytime, not just the weekend – then you might like to consider taking a door to door tour from Blenheim Lodge, so that there’s no need to mess about with navigating the Lake District’s narrow twisty roads and finding your way. It’s the easiest lazy day out kind of touring! Let us arrange this for you, and enjoy your stress-free day!

Make your lazy days Windermere weekend break-out

Christmas is almost upon us and there will probably be lots for you to organise and do. Why not take a Lake Windermere break for your lazy days before Christmas? We have en-suite single, double, twin and triple rooms to choose from at our Bowness guest house. It goes without saying, of course, that we’d also love to host you at Blenheim Lodge whenever you have the time to get away.

The Dalesway B&B Room at Blenheim Lodge for a lazy day break
The Dalesway is one of my favourite bedrooms: quiet, relaxing, and indulging that pleasing feeling of having managed to get away from it all!

Do contact us by telephone or email if you have any questions, and please don’t forget to check out our Special Offers. Make your break a real getaway, and make it an incredible lazy days time out!

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