Lakeland scenes to enjoy this weekend

The Lake District is famous for its beauty. Amazing rural landscapes of fells and lakes jostle with quaint hamlet scenes. In the busier villages and towns of the Lake District, visitors take time out to take coffee al fresco and … Read More

Walking in the Lake District

We have had quite a number of walkers staying with us recently, with many reaching us on foot as they come off The Dales Way. Blenheim Lodge is quietly located on a fell, with easy access to the fields, woodlands, … Read More

The myriad faces of Lake Windermere

Lake Windermere, or more correctly, Windermere, is England’s largest natural lake at 10.5 miles. By virtue of our hilltop position in Bowness-on-Windermere, approximately 6-7 miles of this watery expanse can be viewed from our room windows at Blenheim Lodge, an … Read More

The many faces of Lakeland waters

There are numerous bodies of water in the Lake District, with some of them still remaining unnamed to this day. Lakeland waters contribute to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. In fair weather or foul, in winter … Read More

Tarn Hows

I have seldom been so awestruck by scenery as I was by Tarn Hows, an absolutely gorgeous lake, small but perfectly formed. Tarn Hows is located in the hills between Coniston and Hawkshead, a few miles from Blenheim Lodge, our … Read More

An outdoors kind of day

Yesterday I wrote about an indoors kind of day, but today is definitely an outdoors kind of day! The sun is shining warmly down on all and sundry in Windermere, there is no wind, and visibility is excellent. It is … Read More