Valentine’s Day romantic retreat in the Lake District

Have you every thought how nice it might be to make a breakaway as a couple? With just the two of you, you only need to consider the needs of each other as you gad about the Lake District. You can … 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

An anniversary outing

25th November is our wedding anniversary and Hubby and I had taken a little break to go a-wandering. We had a great day out and enjoyed the change of scenery. Coincidentally, we were also hosting a couple celebrating their 25th … Read More

Dove Cottage

Today saw me and Pui going to Dove Cottage, just outside Grasmere village to meet Paul, the head of marketing of this fabulous literary shrine to William Wordsworth, one of the most famous of the Romantic poets. Paul is a … Read More

A day in the Lakes using public transport

At Blenheim Lodge in Bowness-on-Windermere, we often welcome guests who visit with us via public transport. Blenheim Lodge is located about 5 minutes’ cab ride from Windermere train station and bus depot, Windermere. However, more energetic guests may decide to … Read More

‘I wander’d lonely as a cloud . . .’

The Lake District – or at least where we live in the English Lakes – seems to be having a spell of great weather. Today, while going about Windermere to do our shopping and visit the bank, I saw people … Read More