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

The romance of the Lakes for a romantic break

With its magnificent mountains which locals term ‘fells’; beautiful tarns, meres, waters, and (one) lake large and small; pretty becks, trickling streams and flowing rivers; small cascades and high waterfalls; green swathes of verdant countryside crisscrossed with numerous footpaths leading … Read More

Autumn at Millerground, Bowness

It was like walking into another world: and I was all eyes agog, trying to take in the stunning Autumn colours and beautiful scenery of this lovely little piece of Lakeland magic. Located just 5 minutes from Blenheim Lodge, our … Read More

Gorgeous Autumn colours in the Lakes

Autumn’s here, and the colours are absolutely gorgeous! So brilliantly gorgeous that I thought I would post some recent photos in this post. We parked alongside the River Brathay near Ambleside, about 5 miles from our guest house, Blenheim Lodge, … Read More

A forgotten photograph

I rather like old photographs: black and white, or that faded Kodak camera look of the 1960s to ’80s. They bring back memories of childhood. There was one episode in particular that I remember well: it was of a tiny me, … 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

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

Gummers How

We have been having some amazing weather of late and I thought that a walk at Gummers How would be just the ticket. With no wind, bright evening sunshine, and clear skies, Hubby, Zack and I made our way to … Read More

Another glorious day in Bowness

It’s another fabulous day in Bowness-on-Windermere, where we have our home and guest house in the Lakes. Check out the views we took from our guest rooms this morning. . . . And imagine walking up to them yourselves! Take … Read More

Take advantage of our Early May Bank Holiday offer

We have literally just put up a money-off offer for the Early May Bank Holiday weekend, when guests stay any 3 or more nights in our double, twin or triple rooms. This is a particularly good deal as our bed … Read More

A walk on the quiet side

It was a glorious day and Hubby, Zack and I went for a walk to Green Hill. Our original destination had been Ghyll Head, a WAADA site where fly fishing enthusiasts enjoy angling in peaceful scenic surroundings. Indeed, Hubby, my … Read More

See what I woke up to today

7:50 on Saturday morning, and I felt a wet nose and even bigger snout nudging my right arm. Time to wake up, Mummy! It was Zack – he wanted to go out. I ignored him for all of 2 minutes … Read More