Believe it or not, the Lake District, like the rest of the UK, does also enjoy exceptional sunny days in November and throughout the year. Yes, believe it! Often, whilst it is raining cats and dogs in other UK towns, … Read More
Sunshine over my shoulder
Yesterday, it rained in the Lake District National Park. It rained all day and most of the night. It didn’t just rain – it poured. Today, we awoke to bright sunshine. It is so bright that there is a sparkle … Read More
Fun rainy day things to do in the Lakes
Rainy days and fun. Fun and rainy days. Do these two words actually go together? Oh yes, they do! Lake District rainy day things to do indoors There are lots of places to visit when it’s raining outside. Keep yourselves dry … Read More
Dear Diary: 13th November 2019 – Snow on the fells above Lake Windermere
I had to go to the dentist yesterday – never the most enjoyable outing at the best of times! The sky reflected my emotions: everything looked alright, but just that little bit threatening. Lowering clouds dispersed shower spats, but there … 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
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
Just a little snowfall!
I’m so excited – we’ve had some snow! I love the snow. It makes the place look so different: beautiful; serene; magical; otherworldly even if there is enough of it. Mostly, I love the newness of it when it first … Read More
Fabulous weather in Bowness! Come join us for a relaxing break!
The weather in Bowness on Windermere, where our guest house is located, has been fabulous! Not just for a day, a week, a fortnight, or even a month. Instead, we have been enjoying amazing weather for weeks now! Mostly sunshine? … Read More
Late availability for 1st May Bank Holiday weekend
We have last minute late availability for B&B accommodation this 1st May Bank Holiday weekend. And we have enjoyed some absolutely glorious weather today in Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District National Park. Indeed, we have had excellent weather with clear … Read More
Spring is coming! Take advantage of our -10% March offer!
Look around you, and you will see daffodils pushing up the earth, crocuses colouring the ground, and snowdrops glinting white against Winter’s last gasp. Spring is soon arriving! Days are lengthening and there is even more daylight now to marvel … 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