Rydal Mount

I have driven past here thousands of times over the years and finally visited.  Rydal Mount was the last home of William Wordsworth before he died.  A lot more luxurious and spacious compared to his first home of Dove Cottage.  It is where he wrote one of his most famous poems “Daffodils”. 

Levens Hall

This is another place which I have visited hundreds of times over the years with work but never ventured into as visitor.  It is a very impressive house.  The first part of the house dates back to the 1350’s and was added to over the years mainly in the Elizabethan times.  This is evident with … More Levens Hall

Duke of Portland house 

I was very lucky to stay here back in October 2015. I had always been intrigued to what the most photographed boathouse in the lakes looked like inside. I was completely blown away by its beautiful interior and of course that view. https://adventuresofcumbrianblondie.co.uk/2015/10/20/staycation/