Last of the Summer wine

The title of this blog post is not so much descriptive but, rather, figurative. It has been a while since I have written a post, with the age old reason holding true: that is, quite literally, for lack of time. … Read More

Get away to the Lakes this weekend!

The Lake District . . . England’s largest National Park: stunning and serene in sunlight; wildly beautiful and tempestuous in the elements; gorgeous and peaceful in all weathers. Come discover and enjoy the Lake District National Park with us at … Read More

A poignant walk around Cockshott Point

One of the lovely things about living in Bowness on Windermere is our proximity to all things handy (shops, restaurants, newsagents, post office and other amenities) as well as THE GREAT OUTDOORS. Yesterday, despite a lowering sky, we decided to … Read More

10% discounts off any 3-night break

Happy New Year, everyone! After a busy festive season, it is that time of year when we all now need a break simply to relax and refresh ourselves as we wade into 2016. Or, perhaps, for those who had to … Read More

New Year’s Eve will be here soon

I thought, at the beginning of 2015, that it felt a slow moving year. Yet now it seems but the blink of an eye that the end of the year is nigh! 2015 will be over in just 31 days, … Read More

A romantic New Year retreat

At Blenheim Lodge, we have just decided to open our doors to see in the New Year, which really is just around the corner. If you have a few days to spare, why not make that final gesture of romance in … Read More

One word – HOT!

It has been a fortnight of sweltering heat in the Lake District. For sun lovers, the Lake District National Park will be a perfect place to visit, both to lap up the sunshine and to take a dip in the … Read More

A Lake District holiday

I remember one year eons ago, when we brought our kids to the Lake District for a week’s holiday. They were at that time only 1.5 and 4 years of age, and the former was still in pull-ups. Hubby and … Read More

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


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

May Bank Holiday B&B rooms with views

The May Spring Bank Holiday long weekend is coming up, starting this Friday, 24th May 2013. Why not make a breakaway from your normal routine and join us at Blenheim Lodge in Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District National Park? Our … Read More

Scrambled eggs

Well, it isn’t quite ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’, but it will have to do. I was thrilled when I received confirmation today of a post written by Michael Franco about our Bed and Breakfast, Blenheim Lodge. It is just a simple … Read More