Images of Spring (i)

I thought I would write a series of posts with images of Spring in the Lake District National Park. Personally, one of the best things I like about Spring is the new growth on trees and bushes. I love the … Read More

Bowness weather these two days

If one wants to experience all seasons and all varieties of seasons in one day, the Lake District National Park must surely be on the MUST EXPERIENCE list. Yesterday was possibly the oddest day of the year so far weather-wise: warm bright sunshine; drizzle … Read More

Discounted February and March B&B breaks

It’s that time of the year when the Winter blues begin to creep up upon one. . . . It’s time to take a well-deserved break! It’s time to rejuvenate those spirits and enjoy a short escape – even an escapade!  Come … Read More

Book a last minute Valentine’s weekend break

Valentine’s Day weekend will be here very soon – actually, in less than a month! Will you arrange a special treat for your beloved on Valentine’s Day? This year, Valentine’s Day falls neatly during the weekend . . . so … Read More

The view from our B&B today and discounted breaks

This winter has proved to be rather warmer than usual. Indeed, January thus far has shown signs of improving weather with lovely bright skies and sunshine. As I sat in our lounge at Blenheim Lodge today, I thought I would … Read More

Our hilltop house

Blenheim Lodge B&B, our house and home, is located on a hilltop in Bowness-on-Windermere. Well . . . it is not quite at the very peak of Brantfell, the Lakeland fell on which our B&B is situated, but it is … Read More

A romantic New Year break in the Lake District

Imagine a scenic Lakeland backdrop. You, the couple, silhouetted against the grandeur of high fells as you stroll, hand in hand, along Windermere’s picturesque lakeshore. Stop for a moment and look out over the lake. There! Yachts bob amongst the waves, whilst … Read More

Lake District: things to do this November weekend

The Lake District is far from dull any time of the year. There is always the National Park to explore and enjoy, local attractions that open year round to visit, and special indoor and outdoor activities to engage in. And … Read More

Sherlock’s Last Case . . .

If you are a fan of Sherlock Holmes AND also a lover of spectacular scenery, quaint and/or bustling villages, outdoor pursuits, country museums, and historical homes and gardens, why not combine your interests and come visit the Lake District National Park? The … Read More

Love song for Valentine’s weekend

Only another week to Valentine’s Day weekend, and it has put me in mind of a very popular song when I was a young girl. You can listen to Herman’s Hermits singing this song on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gatIk3z9a7Y. There’s a kind of hush … Read More

Eateries in Bowness

Today, I thought I would write about some eateries our guests at Blenheim Lodge have tried whilst staying with us. Hubby and I are often asked to recommend places to eat, but since we have not been to eat in … Read More

Foodies

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