Oh, my darling Valentine!

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to romance on St. Valentine’s Day. For many couples, 14th February is a significant date and presents them with the perfect excuse to take time out for themselves as a twosome, perhaps … Read More

A-wandering we will go

We have lived now in Bowness on Windermere, one of the most popular and picturesque villages within the Lake District National Park, for 15.5 years. During this period, we have managed to explore a tiny sector of the Lakes, but … Read More

Images of Lake Windermere from our home

It has been a week of variable weather thus far, so I thought I would share some images of our surroundings taken during this period. We have had sunshine, rain, drizzle, mist, and a combination of all these weather conditions … Read More

Last minute New Year B&B accommodation

We have some last minute late availability bed and breakfast accommodation to see in New Year 2016 at Blenheim Lodge Guest House in Bowness-on-Windermere. Tucked into the lee of a hilltop on Brantfell Road, our guest rooms offer fantastic views … Read More

New Year’s Eve will be here soon

I thought, at the beginning of 2015, that it felt a slow moving year. Yet now it seems but the blink of an eye that the end of the year is nigh! 2015 will be over in just 31 days, … Read More

A gorgeous November day

What a gorgeous November day it is today in Bowness-on-Windermere! After a lot of rain in the Lake District, we are now embracing bright skies with lots of sunshine, no fear of precipitation from the looks of things, high fells … Read More

Last minute rooms for August Bank Holiday weekend

We have some last minute late availability for B&B accommodation in Bowness-on-Windermere at our guest house, Blenheim Lodge. Located on Brantfell, our hilltop Bed and Breakfast within the Lake District National Park boasts STUNNING VIEWS of Lake Windermere and its surrounding … Read More

Lake District: things to see & do this weekend

The beautiful Lake District National Park in Cumbria is never short of things to see and do. This weekend, as usual, there is lots to keep all and sundry occupied. Why not come and join us for a great weekend break … Read More

Visit from AA inspector and a discount

I had just emerged from our kitchen when, lo and behold, Hubby called me to introduce Martin, an AA inspector. I hadn’t even heard the door ring as I was busy at the back but there he was in our … Read More

Love song for Valentine’s weekend

Only another week to Valentine’s Day weekend, and it has put me in mind of a very popular song when I was a young girl. You can listen to Herman’s Hermits singing this song on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gatIk3z9a7Y. There’s a kind of hush … Read More

My picture windows

I thought I would share a few photos taken on Thursday from our rooms and porch at Blenheim Lodge. My first thoughts on seeing those views were, ‘Wow!’ I hope you think so too. Take a close look at the … Read More

Take a New Year break by Lake Windermere

Holidays! We all need them – to rest; to refresh our spirits; to spend time with loved ones or simply to be. As 2014 leads into 2015, why not take those holidays in the Lake District National Park? Grab a few days … Read More