Enjoy a getaway in the Lakes this weekend

The Lake District is beautiful anytime of the year. Yes, like all other parts of the UK, we get all kinds of weather thrown at us, but this amazing landscape retains its innate splendour come rain or shine. The Lakes … Read More

May Day Bank Holiday weekend in the Lake District

We are now about midway through Spring and May Day is coming up to celebrate this wonderful season. Suitably enough, May Day in 2015 falls on 1st May, which during European pagan times celebrated the first day of Summer. Now … Read More

Scenic views snapped from Blenheim Lodge

As we enter mid-November, I thought I would share some photographs I have taken recently of the views from our guest rooms at Blenheim Lodge. The photo below shows Lake Windermere and the fells as seen from our hilltop B&B … Read More

A tiny oasis

Today, being a beautiful sunny day, I decided to take a run to Ambleside. This small town is 5 miles from Blenheim Lodge, our Bed and Breakfast Guest House in Bowness-on-Windermere in the English Lake District National Park. I drove … 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

A late summer’s day

September days . . . late summer . . . it’s time to enjoy the last few days of this year’s wonderful summer weather and to look forward to the glorious colours of autumn. From Blenheim Lodge, we have a … Read More

The enchantment of the Lakes

This week has seen us at Blenheim Lodge welcoming a good number of overseas guests. And all of them have been ever so enchanted by the beauty of the Lakes. For some guests, this has included gazing out the windows … Read More

New booking discounts

We have just put up a couple of booking discounts valid between now and 23 December 2013. These offers may be booked through the BOOK NOW button on our own website, www.blenheim-lodge.com or by using the BOOK NOW button on our blog … Read More

Lakeland waters on a summer day

Thousands of people visit the English Lake District because of its beautiful landscape of lakes and mountains. On a hot summer day, what better way is there to cool down than to head towards those self-same waters in hopes of … Read More

Some things to do for a romantic summer weekend (i)

Well, the weather is certainly a boon now for visitors to the Lake District: sunny, hot, with just enough of a small breeze so that the heat is not oppressive. Days are long, and all the whole of the Lake … Read More

Summer sparkles

Running a Bed and Breakfast in the Lake District is a great way to meet people from many countries far and wide. One of the most consistent exclamations this summer has been the lateness of the hour before daylight completely … Read More

Walking in the Lake District

We have had quite a number of walkers staying with us recently, with many reaching us on foot as they come off The Dales Way. Blenheim Lodge is quietly located on a fell, with easy access to the fields, woodlands, … Read More