Hubby and I have been living in the Lakes now for 20 years now. Our guest house is in Bowness-on-Windermere, a pretty Lakeland village and one of the main entry points into the Lakes as it is only 20 minutes’ drive … Read More
Book now for the Queen’s Jubilee Public Holiday long weekend
Spring has truly sprung in the Lake District. Sitting in our lounge at Blenheim Lodge, I can see fresh greenery that seems to have sprouted in profusion overnight and pretty flowers displayed in all their glory. Bluebells carpet the woodlands … Read More
Lifting lockdown! Welcome back!
17th May: Lifting Lockdown! Blenheim Lodge, our Bed and Breakfast in the Lake District National Park, is re-opening on 17th May 2021! Blenheim Lodge is peacefully set upon a quiet fell-top in Bowness on Windermere. Look out of our room … Read More
We’re re-opening on 17th May 2021
Hello! I wanted to say, quite simply, “How are you?” I MEAN, “HOW ARE YOU?” It’s been rather a bruising year thus far for those who’ve lost loved ones, lost their jobs, lost their mojo, lost the will to keep going. BUT, … 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
A-wandering we will go
We have lived now in Bowness on Windermere, one of the most popular and picturesque villages within the Lake District National Park, for 15.5 years. During this period, we have managed to explore a tiny sector of the Lakes, but … Read More
Come walk in Common Wood with us
When one thinks about the Lake District National Park, the mind conjures vistas of high fells and beautiful lakes, but rarely of green woods fed by tinkling streams. Well, here are some pictures I took yesterday of our walk at … 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
Cosy coves and fabulous views!
If you know where to look, or if you were to simply follow your nose and indulge your curiosity, Bowness-on-Windermere really does have some wonderful surprises for the adventurous, (even if only slightly). This evening, Hubby and I decided to … Read More
Last night at 10:31 PM in Bowness-on-Windermere
I looked out of our dining room window at 10:31 PM last night and saw a shimmering lake under dark but light-lined night skies. I tried to take a photo of the Lake from our porch at Blenheim Lodge but … Read More
So pretty in May!
I hadn’t meant to take any photos today, but the views from my windows at Blenheim Lodge beckoned me. It is such a lovely fresh Spring day today: dewy green leaves upon the trees, shrubs and flowering plants; a playful … Read More