Tag Archives: Bowness

Adventure women will be book club guests

Two adventurous women with a love for the outdoors are the final guests at the Bowness Book Club this year. The club meets at the Burn How Garden House Hotel, and unlike others there’s no requirement to join or read a particular book each month. Instead, visitors are treated to talks from a wide range […]

Thriller writer for Bowness book club

A writer of psyhological thrillers will be the guest at the next meeting of Bowness book club. The club meets every month at the Burn How Hotel and on October 18 they will welcome Paul Teague, whose stories have been sold in more than 110 countries. Paul, born in Kent, raised in Lincolnshire and now […]

Local author at Bowness book club

Kendal writer Jo Horsley is to be guest speaker at our Bowness book club on Wednesday this week (July 12). Jo, who is a popular Pilates instructor in the town, is the the author of The Girl In the Purple Dress. It’s her own story, the experience of being an adopted child. And 25% of […]

Exciting authors at our book club

We have two exciting authors for you to meet at our book club meetings this summer. In June we will welcome the adventurer Heather Dawe who is a writer, artist and data scientist from West Yorkshire. She lives a life of adventure, and for twenty years she has spent as much time as possible running, […]

Longer than the weekend

WHEN you come away for a weekend, is there really time to relax? You recover from the journey, find a little time to explore the area around the hotel, and then you collapse exhausted at the end of the day. Then there’s one full day to try and cram in as much as possible, before […]

Popular poet will be book club guest

ONE of the most popular of contemporary Lake District poets is to be the guest speaker at the Bowness Book Club in May. Kerry Darbishire will be at the event on May 17 at the Burn How Hotel to talk about her work, and about poetry in general. She was recently appointed to be poet […]

Crime writer returns to Bowness

Martin Edwards had returned to the scene of the crime. Many crimes in fact, committed in this, the most gentle and genteel corner of the UK, the Lake District. Distinguished author, a member of the Murder Squad collective of crime writers , he’s won the CWA Diamond Dagger, the highest honour in UK crime writing. And […]

Top crime writer coming to our book club

One of Britain’s top crime writers will be our guest at the Bowness on Windermere book club in April. Martin Edwards has written many crime novels and short stories including several set in the Lake District. He’s a member of the Murder Squad collective of crime writers, and was a long-serving chair of the Crime […]

Walks from Bowness

MANY visitors to the Lake District come here to try some walks from Bowness and to follow in the footsteps of Wainwright. He catalogued 214 fell tops, and wrote about them in great detail in seven wonderful guidebooks. Each one is a fabulous challenge. But we know that our visitors don’t always have the time, […]