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Lift up the Velux window and look out. For taller guests, the Velux also swivels up so that you have unimpeded views!Another view of Lake and fells from The Eyrie, scanning a distance of about 8 miles out of the 10.5-mile lake.
Cosy Character Room with Fab Views!
Cosy Character Room with Fab Views!
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SPECIAL: AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY@£ 64PN Tucked under the eaves is an ensuite single room with bird's eye view of Lake Windermere & fells. Enjoy a comfy stay in this characterful cosy room; lay in bed - watch the stars through your Velux window - relax!
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SPECIAL: AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY@£ 64PN
Tucked under the eaves is an ensuite single room with bird's eye view of Lake Windermere & fells. Enjoy a comfy stay in this characterful cosy room; lay in bed - watch the stars through your Velux window - relax!

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Given below is some SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION of The Eyrie, one of 11 bedrooms at Blenheim Lodge Bed and Breakfast, Bowness-on-Windermere, and also a GENERAL DESCRIPTION of our family home. UNIQUE POINTS ABOUT OUR BED AND BREAKFAST: Blenheim Lodge is unique for the following reasons: * our secluded B&B is one of maybe 10 serviced accommodation places in Bowness AND Windermere with excellent views of Lake Windermere and the fells * we are tucked away peacefully off the main roads, yet are no more than a short 5-minute walk to Bowness village centre and Lake Windermere * our B&B nestles into a fell-side, Brantfell, with The Dales Way Walk, acres of fell land and viewpoints to explore at the back of our guest house * all our rooms are individual in character and we try to decorate and furnish them in keeping with the age of our 1868 Victorian home, including the use of antiques. More information about our guest house is given below. One of us also speaks a little Mandarin, Cantonese, and Hokkien, and understands a little Toisan and Teowchew. If you wish to arrive earlier or later than our usual 4 pm check in time, please do ask. SPECIFIC ROOM DESCRIPTION: The Eyrie – Single room with panoramic Lake views, also great for stargazing when lying abed Enjoy your very own nest! This shower en-suite single room is painted in Laura Ashley colours and comes with bird's eye panoramic Lake Windermere views from a velux window set in the slope of the ceiling on the second floor. It has a beautiful antique Queen Anne bed, a fully plumbed antique Victorian washstand, a pretty spinning chair, and other antique furniture. The Eyrie sleeps ONE person only, whether child or adult. ** NEXT TO THE EYRIE IS THE ATTIC DOUBLE ROOM. IF THE ATTIC IS ALSO OCCUPIED BY THE SAME GROUP TRAVELLING TOGETHER, WE WILL BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE ONE CHILD IN THE EYRIE FROM THE AGE OF 5 YEARS AND UPWARDS. OTHERWISE, PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCOMMODATE CHILDREN OF 10 YEARS OR UNDER IN THE EYRIE ROOM. ** ** PLEASE NOTE THAT PRICES FOR THE EYRIE RANGE FROM £60-£64.50 PER NIGHT FOR BED AND BREAKFAST. WE DO RUN SPECIAL OFFERS, SO PLEASE DO ENQUIRE WHEN BOOKING. WE ALSO OFFER REDUCED WEEKLY RATES FOR B&B STAYS OF 7 OR MORE NIGHTS. ** ** PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT WE USUALLY REQUIRE A MINIMUM STAY OF 2 NIGHTS OR MORE DURING WEEKENDS AND SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS. PLEASE ASK. ** GENERAL BED AND BREAKFAST DESCRIPTION Peaceful, homely, non-smoking Blenheim Lodge is situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park and boasts stunning Lake and fell views. Our friendly guesthouse in Bowness-on-Windermere is ideal for singles on retreats, couples on romantic breaks, and families on holidays. The Lake District is a well-known for its beauty and provides a wonderful part of the world for getting away from it all. Some of the most popular activities here include fell walking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, sightseeing and other activities. •Quietly situated on one of the Lake District’s fells, Brantfell, Blenheim Lodge nestles against acres of lovely National Trust fields and woodlands, making our secluded B&B a relaxing and tranquil retreat. •Our back garden adjoins National Trust acres, and The Dales Way is a literal minute’s stroll from our door. Amble country paths onBrantfell behind our house to viewpoints with exceptional 360-degree views. •Built as a gentleman’s residence in 1868, our Bowness Bed and Breakfast is hidden at the end of a cul-de-sac, and distanced from noisy main road traffic, crowds and late night revellers. One guest said, ‘Only five minutes walk to town; but up here, it’s a million miles away!’ •Enjoy the best of both worlds: combine your stay in pretty B&B rooms with stunning Lake and fell views with the convenience of a 5-minute walk to Bowness town centre amenities, attractions, and Lake Windermere. •Our fully refurbished guesthouse retains much of its quirky Victorian character and period charm. Rooms are decorated with Laura Ashley colours and soft furnishing and most are furnished with antique pieces in keeping with their historic past. Comfortable handmade mattresses and fluffy Norwegian duvets promote a restful night’s sleep. •For breakfast, we serve local Lakeland produce: hearty butcher-made sausage and bacon cooked to order. A local dairy delivers fresh eggs and milk daily. Vegetarian options are available, including oven-fresh croissants and delectable muffins. •Blenheim Lodge is environmentally friendly. We buy local and use local trades where possible. We also recycle and use ecologically sound products and environmentally friendly and efficient central heating and electrical systems where possible. •We offer FREE: onsite car park, WIFI, and 2 bookable local fishing permits. There is a nice guest lounge with Lake views. •We are always happy to help our guests get the most out of their stay. If you would like help with arranging guided walking trips, please do ask. We also work with local fishermen and can arrange tuition and guides for anglers coming to stay with us. •Blenheim Lodge is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District. Windermere Railway is 5 minutes south. Local main roads, buses and ferries provide easy links to other parts of the Lake District. We can arrange minibus and private tours that will pick up and drop off guests at Blenheim Lodge. So, come stay with us. Listen to the sound of silence and fall under its spell. Slumber soundly on handmade mattresses, whilst tucked under fluffy Norwegian duvets. Then, awaken in the morning to the beauty of birdsong and the glory of our Lakeland views. ** THERE WILL BE SOME TIMES IN THE YEAR THAT WE WOULD REQUIRE A MINIMUM STAY OF 2-4 NIGHTS. PLEASE ASK ALSO ABOUT ANY SPECIAL OFFERS WE MIGHT HAVE. ** ** PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT HAVE COTS OR HIGHCHAIRS ON OUR PREMISES. EACH CHILD OR BABY IS COUNTED AS ONE PERSON. PLEASE LET US KNOW THE AGES OF ANY CHILDREN YOU MAY WISH US TO ACCOMMODATE. **
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Given below is some SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION of The Eyrie, one of 11 bedrooms at Blenheim Lodge Bed and Breakfast, Bowness-on-Windermere, and also a GENERAL DESCRIPTION of our family home.


UNIQUE POINTS ABOUT OUR BED AND BREAKFAST:

Blenheim Lodge is unique for the following reasons:

* our secluded B&B is one of maybe 10 serviced accommodation places in Bowness AND Windermere with excellent views of Lake Windermere and the fells

* we are tucked away peacefully off the main roads, yet are no more than a short 5-minute walk to Bowness village centre and Lake Windermere

* our B&B nestles into a fell-side, Brantfell, with The Dales Way Walk, acres of fell land and viewpoints to explore at the back of our guest house

* all our rooms are individual in character and we try to decorate and furnish them in keeping with the age of our 1868 Victorian home, including the use of antiques.

More information about our guest house is given below. One of us also speaks a little Mandarin, Cantonese, and Hokkien, and understands a little Toisan and Teowchew.

If you wish to arrive earlier or later than our usual 4 pm check in time, please do ask.


SPECIFIC ROOM DESCRIPTION:

The Eyrie – Single room with panoramic Lake views, also great for stargazing when lying abed

Enjoy your very own nest! This shower en-suite single room is painted in Laura Ashley colours and comes with bird's eye panoramic Lake Windermere views from a velux window set in the slope of the ceiling on the second floor. It has a beautiful antique Queen Anne bed, a fully plumbed antique Victorian washstand, a pretty spinning chair, and other antique furniture. The Eyrie sleeps ONE person only, whether child or adult.

** NEXT TO THE EYRIE IS THE ATTIC DOUBLE ROOM. IF THE ATTIC IS ALSO OCCUPIED BY THE SAME GROUP TRAVELLING TOGETHER, WE WILL BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE ONE CHILD IN THE EYRIE FROM THE AGE OF 5 YEARS AND UPWARDS. OTHERWISE, PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCOMMODATE CHILDREN OF 10 YEARS OR UNDER IN THE EYRIE ROOM. **

** PLEASE NOTE THAT PRICES FOR THE EYRIE RANGE FROM £60-£64.50 PER NIGHT FOR BED AND BREAKFAST. WE DO RUN SPECIAL OFFERS, SO PLEASE DO ENQUIRE WHEN BOOKING. WE ALSO OFFER REDUCED WEEKLY RATES FOR B&B STAYS OF 7 OR MORE NIGHTS. **

** PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT WE USUALLY REQUIRE A MINIMUM STAY OF 2 NIGHTS OR MORE DURING WEEKENDS AND SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS. PLEASE ASK. **


GENERAL BED AND BREAKFAST DESCRIPTION

Peaceful, homely, non-smoking Blenheim Lodge is situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park and boasts stunning Lake and fell views. Our friendly guesthouse in Bowness-on-Windermere is ideal for singles on retreats, couples on romantic breaks, and families on holidays. The Lake District is a well-known for its beauty and provides a wonderful part of the world for getting away from it all. Some of the most popular activities here include fell walking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, sightseeing and other activities.

•Quietly situated on one of the Lake District’s fells, Brantfell, Blenheim Lodge nestles against acres of lovely National Trust fields and woodlands, making our secluded B&B a relaxing and tranquil retreat.

•Our back garden adjoins National Trust acres, and The Dales Way is a literal minute’s stroll from our door. Amble country paths onBrantfell behind our house to viewpoints with exceptional 360-degree views.

•Built as a gentleman’s residence in 1868, our Bowness Bed and Breakfast is hidden at the end of a cul-de-sac, and distanced from noisy main road traffic, crowds and late night revellers. One guest said, ‘Only five minutes walk to town; but up here, it’s a million miles away!’

•Enjoy the best of both worlds: combine your stay in pretty B&B rooms with stunning Lake and fell views with the convenience of a 5-minute walk to Bowness town centre amenities, attractions, and Lake Windermere.

•Our fully refurbished guesthouse retains much of its quirky Victorian character and period charm. Rooms are decorated with Laura Ashley colours and soft furnishing and most are furnished with antique pieces in keeping with their historic past. Comfortable handmade mattresses and fluffy Norwegian duvets promote a restful night’s sleep.

•For breakfast, we serve local Lakeland produce: hearty butcher-made sausage and bacon cooked to order. A local dairy delivers fresh eggs and milk daily. Vegetarian options are available, including oven-fresh croissants and delectable muffins.

•Blenheim Lodge is environmentally friendly. We buy local and use local trades where possible. We also recycle and use ecologically sound products and environmentally friendly and efficient central heating and electrical systems where possible.

•We offer FREE: onsite car park, WIFI, and 2 bookable local fishing permits. There is a nice guest lounge with Lake views.

•We are always happy to help our guests get the most out of their stay. If you would like help with arranging guided walking trips, please do ask. We also work with local fishermen and can arrange tuition and guides for anglers coming to stay with us.

•Blenheim Lodge is ideally situated for exploring the Lake District. Windermere Railway is 5 minutes south. Local main roads, buses and ferries provide easy links to other parts of the Lake District. We can arrange minibus and private tours that will pick up and drop off guests at Blenheim Lodge.

So, come stay with us. Listen to the sound of silence and fall under its spell. Slumber soundly on handmade mattresses, whilst tucked under fluffy Norwegian duvets. Then, awaken in the morning to the beauty of birdsong and the glory of our Lakeland views.

** THERE WILL BE SOME TIMES IN THE YEAR THAT WE WOULD REQUIRE A MINIMUM STAY OF 2-4 NIGHTS. PLEASE ASK ALSO ABOUT ANY SPECIAL OFFERS WE MIGHT HAVE. **

** PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT HAVE COTS OR HIGHCHAIRS ON OUR PREMISES. EACH CHILD OR BABY IS COUNTED AS ONE PERSON. PLEASE LET US KNOW THE AGES OF ANY CHILDREN YOU MAY WISH US TO ACCOMMODATE. **

Guest access

Blenheim Lodge is a home for us and, we hope, will also be a home from home to our guests when they are staying with us. Our guests have use of the following facilities: •We have a lovely comfortable guest lounge which is bright and airy and has some truly wonderful views of Lake Windermere and the Lakeland fells over Old Bowness. •There is a TV in the guest lounge with Freeview TV channels and DAB radio. •We have a private on-site car park for guests' vehicles, bikes, and motorbikes. •Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in our pretty dining room with restful Laura Ashley decoration, soft furnishings, and lighting that is open to guests during breakfast time (this area is closed to guests outside breakfast time). •On the front porch to the front of our B&B, there are a couple of chairs where guests can sit and take advantage of the magnificent views that can be seen from our guest house. •There are 2 outside taps for washing muddy boots after walking or for cleaning fish that guests might have caught whilst out fishing (we offer 2 free local fishing permits on a first come first served basis which are bookable).
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Blenheim Lodge is a home for us and, we hope, will also be a home from home to our guests when they are staying with us. Our guests have use of the following facilities:

•We have a lovely comfortable guest lounge which is bright and airy and has some truly wonderful views of Lake Windermere and the Lakeland fells over Old Bowness.

•There is a TV in the guest lounge with Freeview TV channels and DAB radio.

•We have a private on-site car park for guests' vehicles, bikes, and motorbikes.

•Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in our pretty dining room with restful Laura Ashley decoration, soft furnishings, and lighting that is open to guests during breakfast time (this area is closed to guests outside breakfast time).

•On the front porch to the front of our B&B, there are a couple of chairs where guests can sit and take advantage of the magnificent views that can be seen from our guest house.

•There are 2 outside taps for washing muddy boots after walking or for cleaning fish that guests might have caught whilst out fishing (we offer 2 free local fishing permits on a first come first served basis which are bookable).

Interaction with guests

•Blenheim Lodge is our home and we have a separate apartment within this former gentleman's Victorian residence. We always like to welcome our guests into our B&B with hot drinks and biscuits, engaging with them to see how we can help to make their stay special, and showing them their room on their arrival. •We enjoy meeting and getting to know our guests if they have the time and inclination to spend time with us. Some of our guests have been coming to stay with us for as long as we have been here, which is really lovely. •So, yes, we enjoy interacting with our guests, and are always available to help them make the most of their breaks at Blenheim Lodge; but are sensitive enough to respect their preference for no or little interaction if that is their preference.
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•Blenheim Lodge is our home and we have a separate apartment within this former gentleman's Victorian residence. We always like to welcome our guests into our B&B with hot drinks and biscuits, engaging with them to see how we can help to make their stay special, and showing them their room on their arrival.

•We enjoy meeting and getting to know our guests if they have the time and inclination to spend time with us. Some of our guests have been coming to stay with us for as long as we have been here, which is really lovely.

•So, yes, we enjoy interacting with our guests, and are always available to help them make the most of their breaks at Blenheim Lodge; but are sensitive enough to respect their preference for no or little interaction if that is their preference.

Other things to note

WIFI is offered but not guaranteed as it depends ultimately on the provider for consistency. Some rooms may not get WIFI if there is a weak signal, in which case you can use our public areas, lounge, hall and porch, to get a better signal.
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WIFI is offered but not guaranteed as it depends ultimately on the provider for consistency. Some rooms may not get WIFI if there is a weak signal, in which case you can use our public areas, lounge, hall and porch, to get a better signal.

Amenities
Internet
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Breakfast
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 4PM - 9PM
Check out by 10AM

•Smoking indoors in a Bed and Breakfast is illegal in the UK; therefore we do not allow anyone to smoke indoors, even if that person was to smoke at a window, with his/her head poking out of the window. However, we have a porch where people can smoke.

•No candles or tea lights and incense may be burned in our house or bedrooms.

•No hot takeaway food may be consumed in our guest house or bedrooms.

•Guests who stain, damage or break any items must either pay for the cleaning or repairs to make good, or pay for the replacements where the items cannot be repaired.

•Towels and bathmats must not be used to remove make-up or suntanning products, or used to clean tea, coffee or other drinks spillage that will stain them. Please tell us right away if you have sustained any damage or spillage, and we will try to sort it out. In particular, if you have stained towels, linen, furniture or carpets, please tell us immediately so that we can try our best to clean up the spillages and reduce the damage.

•Our guest house is not suitable for rowdy or drunken parties, as people come to stay with us because we offer peace and quiet, so please do not choose our guest house to stay in if you prefer party-type accommodation.

•Guests may not book a room and expect more than the number of people booked into that room to occupy it. For example, please do not book a double room for two adults, but arrive with a child, baby, or another adult to share it.

•We do not have cots or highchairs, so guests will require their own.

•Guests may not book a room and then swop the occupancy of that room with undeclared guests. For example, if someone books a room for two nights, we would expect that same person to stay for both nights. We would not expect that person to stay a night, and then leave the next day only to have a different person stay the next night.

•Please respect our home as you would your own. For example, if you have muddy boots when you come into the house, please either ask for a plastic bag from us to put your boots in or leave them in the vestibule instead of traipsing about the house in those muddy boots.

•We have a private car park that is only for the use of our guests only for the duration of their stay with us. If you are going to meet up with family or friends while you are in the Lake District, please do not expect that your family or friends will be able to park in our car park whilst visiting with you. The same goes for our guest lounge. The guest lounge is only for the use of guests staying with us. It is not for the use of guests of guests.

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Lydia User Profile
October 2017
The most spectacular views in a perfect location this is such a beautiful place! Let me tell you the hill really works the glutes! Janz and his wife take such care of the guests and their home. I also got the best advice and was given great tips to avoid the crowds. I only wish I could've stayed longer.
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Response from Janz:
Hello Lydia, Thank you so much for your fabulous review. My husband, Robert, and I really enjoyed hosting you. I am so glad that you managed to see Tarn Hows. It is my favourite body of water in the Lakes and, as you have seen, a most beautiful place to visit! We hope you will get a chance to return for more visits to us before you leave the UK. And thank you so much as well for being so respectful of house rules and keeping your room so nicely. It was much appreciated.
October 2017

Rachna User Profile
October 2017
Janz's home was very beautiful and well maintained. The room was exactly as described and seen in the posted pics, nicely furnished and extremely clean. Janz is a very approachable and thoughtful hostess, especially appreciate that she proactively shared cab rental details which was very helpful as i was arriving late in the evening.
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Response from Janz:
Thank you for your 5-star review, Rachna. You were a 5-star guest! I hope we will have the opportunity of welcoming you again!
October 2017

Elisa User Profile
September 2017
I had a wonderful stay at Janz's place. The information and care for detail provided have made this experience truly pleasant. The location of the lodge, the room itself and the attention from Janz and her husband was an invitation to feel even more welcomed at such a beautiful place.
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Response from Janz:
Hello Elisa Many thanks for your kind review. Both Robert and I were so pleased that you felt relaxed at our place, which was what you said you needed to do - relax. Thanks for choosing Blenheim Lodge. Our very best wishes for your viva!
September 2017

Sam User Profile
September 2017
Very welcoming hosts in a lovely location. Janz was more than happy to help with recommendations and was always available to answer any questions. Everything was clean, comfortable and convenient - thanks for such a great stay!
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Response from Janz:
You are welcome, Sam.
September 2017

David User Profile
August 2017
Janz obviously feels passionate about providing a clean and friendly bnb. Breakfast was tasty and portions ample. Being at the top of a hill near to the centre of town, the bnb is both convenient and yet has magnificent views.
Janz User Profile
Response from Janz:
Thanks for coming to stay, David. It is nice to hear that you had a lovely time at our place and enjoyed the far-reaching views from our guest house.
August 2017

Diwei User Profile
April 2017
Janz is very nice and considerate. The room is tidy & cosy. The house is located in the central of Bowness. During my 2-week stay I spent most of my time in the lodge for reading and am quite happy for everything there. Thank you Janz for all these and see you in maybe 10 years time!
Janz User Profile
Response from Janz:
Great to host you, Di Wei. We would be delighted to have you re-visit anytime you need a break from your studies again. But if you are going to make your grandfather happy, then it might be some while yet whilst you get busy with what he wants you to do in China! Take care and best wishes with your work and studies.
April 2017

Beijing User Profile
December 2016
Very nice and clean en-suite bedroom with bathroom!
Janz User Profile
Response from Janz:
Hi Bei Jing! Thank you for staying. We are glad you enjoyed being at our place and found it clean and a nice place to stay during your time in Bowness on Windermere.
December 2016

Bowness-on-Windermere, United KingdomJoined in April 2013
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We are a couple with grown up children. My husband is Scottish and I am Singaporean. We enjoy the countryside, and love the peace and quiet here at Blenheim Lodge where we live with our rescued Pyrenean Mountain Dog.

You can see some photos of our current home, Blenheim Lodge, which we enjoy sharing with our B&B guests, on our Profile page. These are photos of our main public rooms, our outside areas, and some of the amazing views that can be seen from them. More photos of the bedrooms themselves can be seen on our Space or Bedrooms listings.

One of us can speak a little Mandarin, a little Cantonese, a little Hokkien, a little Teochew and a little Toisan.

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