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

Lake District National Park: World Heritage Site

The Lake District National Park is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The incredible beauty of its wonderful landscape won the vote at Krakow earlier this month. To those of us who live here, however, it is – put simply … 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

10 sights & things to do in Bowness on Windermere

Bowness on Windermere is a pretty village in the Lake District National Park. Being a denizen of Bowness, it is so easy to take everything for granted. However, there are really a lot of things to see and do in … 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

Enjoy a getaway in the Lakes this weekend

The Lake District is beautiful anytime of the year. Yes, like all other parts of the UK, we get all kinds of weather thrown at us, but this amazing landscape retains its innate splendour come rain or shine. The Lakes … Read More

Stay and fish with a top angler

Recently, we made contact with Eric Hope, a top angler who came to visit us one sunny December afternoon. Eric owns Hemmingways Fishing and offers guided angling trips and fishing tuition in Cumbria. This is what he says on his … Read More

Stay with us the first Summer weekend of 2014!

It will be the first weekend of Summer 2014 come tomorrow. Why not take your first Summer break in the beautiful Lake District? We are offering last minute deals on rooms with lovely Lake and mountain views, and would be … Read More

Discounted school holiday breaks in the Lakes

It’s February midterm holidays and schools are out! Why not take a break in the Lake District? All the usual attractions and amenities are open, as are the shops, restaurants, pubs, etc. So, if you are looking for a getaway … Read More

Gift vouchers for Christmas

It is that time of the year when one might scratch one’s head wondering what to buy one’s nearest and dearest for Christmas. Well, how about a gift voucher for a getaway in the beautiful Lake District? We sell gift … Read More

Late summer light

Late summer is here. September has seen a variety of weathers, including heavy rain and wonderful sunshine. Most guests at Blenheim Lodge are not particularly fazed by inclement weather which is quite nice, as it is never possible to know … Read More

Esthwaite Water

Esthwaite Water is probably one of my favourite lakes in the English Lake District. It is located about 20 minutes from Blenheim Lodge, our bed and breakfast guest house in Bowness-on-Windermere, and accessed from our place either via car ferry … Read More