Daffodils – Springtime’s bright sparks

One of the lovely things about Springtime is the new growth of exquisite flowers which impart their bright sparks on our already beautiful Lakeland landscapes. Combined with the freshness of country air, the cheerful optimism of tuneful birdsong, along with the wide open spaces of the Lake District’s fells and waters, the injection of colour from pretty flora can only enhance the visitor’s experience of the Lakes. At Blenheim Lodge, we are fortunate enough to be located just minutes’ walk to Lake Windermere and the fell behind our B&B, where guests can enjoy all this incredible beauty for themselves.

Escape to beautiful scenery and tranquil waters this Easter time. This is a photo of Lake Windermere in Springtime. The Lake is just 5-7 minutes' walk from our door.

This is a photo of Lake Windermere in Springtime. The Lake is just 5-7 minutes’ walk from Blenheim Lodge.

Possibly the best known harbinger of Spring is the daffodil. The daffodil announces that Spring is on its way or already here. It’s bright yellow petals announces Springtime’s longer days and sunshine to come. Visitors will see masses of daffodils by Windermere’s lakeshore. More daffodils wave their gaudy heads along the shores of other lakes, tarns and meres, bringing instant colour to their surroundings.

Daffodils held a special significance for one of Lakeland’s most famous sons – William Wordsworth. The famous Dora’s Field, which Wordsworth planted in remembrance of his daughter after her death, is oft visited by visitors to the Lake District. Located by Rydal Mount, a bank of daffodils slopes down to the main road from this former Poet Laureate’s home, a poignant reminder of her parents’ love that has stretched on through the centuries.

Field of daffodils

Visit Dora’s Field, where William Wordsworth planted a field of daffodils in memory of his daughter in 1847. The field runs down to the road from Rydal Mount. (Photo courtesy of http://www.cumbriaphoto.co.uk)

Springtime is a lovely time to visit the Lake District. Everything, from attractions to amenities, is open as usual. At Blenheim Lodge, we too are open to bed and breakfast guests as usual. If you are staying in the Lakes, why not take advantage of our bed and breakfast special offers? Perhaps enjoy a Lake District romantic break, where you can walk along one or more of its numerous lake shores or fells, where comely daffodils raise their pretty heads? Or treat yourself to a little retreat, where you can enjoy oases of calm and splendour as you traverse this beauteous region of green woods, high peaks, mesmerising waters, and historic villages, homes, and gardens.

Buttermere Lake. (Photo by Andrew Lugsen courtesy of www.cumbriaphoto.co.uk.)

Buttermere: a serene oasis for contemplation, relaxation, and rejuvenation. (Photo by Andrew Lugsen courtesy of http://www.cumbriaphoto.co.uk.)

Whether you fancy an active or lazy getaway, we have late availability this Springtime at Blenheim Lodge, including last minute rooms this weekend. Book online using the links on this blog or on our website, or feel free to telephone or email us for more details and/or to book. We are sure you will enjoy a visit to the Lake District National Park.

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Plan a last minute break. Stay in The Langdale and enjoy your beauty sleep in this magnificent antique four-poster bed, and take in the amazing Lake and fell views from its triple floor to ceiling windows.

Blenheim Lodge . . . panoramic Lake views, peace and tranquillity, nestled against acres of beautiful fields and woodlands, in the heart of the English Lake District National Park.’

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