Take a New Year break by Lake Windermere

Holidays! We all need them – to rest; to refresh our spirits; to spend time with loved ones or simply to be. As 2019 leads into 2020, why not take those holidays in the Lake District National Park? Grab a few days … Read More

Summer Solstice – as the days grow long

Today, 21st June 2019, marks the Summer Solstice in the United Kingdom. On this, the longest day of the year in the Lake District National Park, there are 16 hours and 38 minutes of daylight to enjoy all that the … Read More

Great North Swim 2019

The Great North Swim 2019 will be happening this weekend on Windermere, England’s largest lake. It’s one of those events where lots of people come to watch and support their friends and loved ones who compete for their personal best … Read More

Late availability at Whitsun May Bank Holiday Weekend

The Lake District is looking absolutely stunning just now – blue skies and lovely weather that is just right for exploring the Lakes. Birds call cheerily even as I type up this Blog post. Meanwhile, Horatio is snoozing to the … Read More

Winter discount offer

Happy New Year to all! It’s time for posting our Winter discount offers. We have two: one applies to our single en-suite bedrooms and the other applies to our double, twin, and triple rooms. Ten rooms have views to Lake … Read More

Book now for Late May Bank Holiday long weekend

Spring has truly sprung in the Lake District. Sitting in our lounge at Blenheim Lodge, I can see fresh greenery that seems to have sprouted in profusion overnight and pretty flowers displayed in all their glory. Bluebells carpet the woodlands … Read More

Discounts and late availability at Blenheim Lodge B&B

Autumn is here, and we are offering DISCOUNTS on B&B accommodation at Blenheim Lodge in Bowness. Why not take advantage of our SPECIAL OFFER RATES and come stay with us in pretty en-suite rooms with their stunning gorgeous views of Lake … Read More

Autumn at Millerground, Bowness

It was like walking into another world: and I was all eyes agog, trying to take in the stunning Autumn colours and beautiful scenery of this lovely little piece of Lakeland magic. Located just 5 minutes from Blenheim Lodge, our … 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

A walk up Orrest Head

I love walking with Hubby and Zack, our Pyrenean. Zack is an old dog, and at one point, we almost lost him for good. Thus, it is such a joy to see him walking well and taking in with gusto … Read More

A forgotten photograph

I rather like old photographs: black and white, or that faded Kodak camera look of the 1960s to ’80s. They bring back memories of childhood. There was one episode in particular that I remember well: it was of a tiny me, … 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