Early May Bank Holiday weekend

This year seems to be positively rushing along: very soon, the Early May Bank Holiday weekend will be upon us. This Bank Holiday weekend actually begins on Friday, 29th April, with the actual May Bank Holiday itself falling on Monday, … Read More

Fell Foot Park in afternoon sunshine

The bright afternoon sunshine made my mind up – Hubby, Zack and I were going for a walk at Fell Foot. Once the parkland gardens to a 17th century mansion house sadly demolished by its then owner, Oswald Henley, in … Read More

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

Beatrix Potter’s 150th anniversary

Fans of Beatrix Potter the world over will have a great time visiting the authoress’s much loved Lake District this year. It is the 150th anniversary of her birth and the National Trust is putting on some special events in … Read More

Painting in a gallery

I was never so chuffed as to receive an email from one of our talented guests who has recently had her painting of the view from her room selected by an art gallery. Donna and her husband came to stay … Read More

Last minute rooms for August Bank Holiday weekend

We have some last minute late availability for B&B accommodation in Bowness-on-Windermere at our guest house, Blenheim Lodge. Located on Brantfell, our hilltop Bed and Breakfast within the Lake District National Park boasts STUNNING VIEWS of Lake Windermere and its surrounding … Read More

Last minute August holiday breaks

Are you looking for late availability for an August break in the Lake District National Park? If so, we have some last minute B&B rooms available complete with lake or fell views. Breakfast is included in all our tariffs. Do … Read More

August Bank Holiday weekend in the Lake District

I thought I would write a few posts around the August Bank Holiday Weekend coming up starting with this one. After all, August is nigh upon us, being approximately only a week away! As August is one of the main … Read More

A Lake District summer holiday

Images of a Lake District summer holiday: blue, blue skies sunlit fell tops shimmering lakes and tarns glistening becks that gurgle with glee  wide open spaces all to oneself – and perhaps one’s companions too What’s there not to like? … Read More

Weekend day out in the Lake District

The Lake District National Park is, as usual, chock full of things to see and do. This first weekend in July 2015 is no different. Activities range from the more mundane to some more exciting events. Here are a few … Read More

Lake District: things to see & do this weekend

The beautiful Lake District National Park in Cumbria is never short of things to see and do. This weekend, as usual, there is lots to keep all and sundry occupied. Why not come and join us for a great weekend break … Read More

Late availability, Spring, and current B&B offers

We have been spending sometime lately updating our bed and breakfast packages, and I thought I would share these with you here. Some are available only when booking direct with us on the telephone or by email details, which you … Read More