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Enjoy your Valentine’s Day romantic retreat in the Lake District

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend retreat at Blenheim Lodge, in the heart of the beautiful Lake District National Park! Have you ever thought of just how nice it would be to spoil yourselves on a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend retreat in … Read More

Winter – reasons for visiting the Lake District National Park

We are fast approaching Winter, the coldest season in the UK . . . but it can also be the best and coolest time of the year to visit the Lake District National Park. Here are some reasons why! Beautiful all year round! The … Read More

Comfortable Accommodation @ Blenheim Lodge | Bowness on Windermere | Cumbria Lake District

The Lake District in November sunshine

Believe it or not, the Lake District, like the rest of the UK, does also enjoy exceptional sunny days in November and throughout the year. Yes, believe it! Often, whilst it is raining cats and dogs in other UK towns, … Read More

Day out on Lake Windermere

Five things to see and do in Bowness on Windermere

What are the five must do things to see and do in Bowness on Windermere? This pretty village is located on the shores of Windermere, England’s largest natural body of water, is an approximate mile from the town of Windermere, … Read More

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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

Man looking out of a window with views

Last minute Easter and Spring breaks 2023

Easter is just round the corner, and Spring is here! Do come and join us for a relaxing break this Springtime at Blenheim Lodge. Can we tempt you with: Easter Weekend BOOK NOW at Blenheim Lodge for Easter long weekend. … Read More

Bowness on Windermere B&B deals Blenheim Lodge | Bowness on Windermere | Cumbria Lake District

Five best reasons for visiting the Lakes

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

Autumn leaves

I love looking at Autumn leaves. They are a vista of variegated earthy tones, with bright sparks of orange, red and yellow, and they form a glorious cloak of colours on deciduous trees and plants that are a wonder to … Read More

Walking under the trees with a dog

The fabulous waterfalls of Thirlmere

Thirlmere, as with so many areas in the Lake District National Park is a joy to visit. Interestingly enough, the Thirlmere as we know it now is (partially) the end result of Manchester Corporation’s construction of a reservoir in order … Read More

When we moved to Blenheim Lodge . . .

Hearkening back I wrote a post recently on our Bowness Bed and Breakfast blog. I had been going through some old photos which brought back memories of times past. If you would like to read this post, please do take … Read More

View from the Brant Fell | Blenheim Lodge | Bowness on Windermere | Cumbria & Lake District

Walkies to Brant Fell summit

Brant Fell Blenheim Lodge is situated on Brant Fell, with overarching views over Lake Windermere and many other Lake District fells. A “fell” is a hill or mountain in Lake District speak. Our Bowness Bed and Breakfast is situated at … Read More

Lake Windermere View | Blenheim Lodge

Dear Diary: 23rd November 2019 – Babysitting the dogs!

What does one do on a Saturday afternoon? Babysitting the dogs, that’s what! Normally, we would all be at home but not today! Today, two of us have gone out to bring our disc-grinding 4×4 back from a garage in … Read More