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

5 best reasons for visiting the Lakes

Hubby and I have been living in the Lakes now for close on 14 years. 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’ … Read More

Spring outing – where were we?

This is my third post with images of Spring. To tell you the truth, the title of this post is more than rhetorical. Quite literally, we weren’t absolutely certain where we were going. Our heading was towards Elterwater in the … Read More

Springtime in the Lakes revisited (ii)

Yesterday, I began a short series of posts showing images of the Lake District National Park in Spring. We have had another gorgeous day today in the Lakes and, because it is early May, it has reminded me of an … Read More

Images of Spring (i)

I thought I would write a series of posts with images of Spring in the Lake District National Park. Personally, one of the best things I like about Spring is the new growth on trees and bushes. I love the … Read More

Bowness weather these two days

If one wants to experience all seasons and all varieties of seasons in one day, the Lake District National Park must surely be on the MUST EXPERIENCE list. Yesterday was possibly the oddest day of the year so far weather-wise: warm bright sunshine; drizzle … Read More

May Bank Holiday weekend: last minute breaks

We have some last minute breaks available for May Bank Holiday long weekend. If you are looking for en-suite B&B accommodation with Lake and fell views, do contact us for late availability offers. Prices range from just £52 per person … Read More

Early May Bank Holiday: a lazy weekend in the Lakes

Enjoy a happy lazy kind of weekend relaxing in the Lake District National Park this May Bank Holiday long weekend coming up. I wrote a post recently about this on another Blog that I have: https://bownessbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/2016/04/23/early-may-bank-holiday-a-lazy-weekend-in-the-lakes/ Enjoying a special long … 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

Living in Bowness: an evening and a morning in the Lakes

I recently wrote a couple of posts on a different Blog about my meeting with some swans and today’s gorgeous weather. Do click on the links below to see what we saw. https://bownessbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/2016/04/15/swans-by-windermere-lakeside/ https://bownessbedandbreakfast.wordpress.com/2016/04/16/wonderful-weather-in-bowness-today/ How about coming to stay with … Read More