Brompton Lakes are near Richmond in North Yorkshire. I know, I know, I do know how lucky I am to have the most amazing places on my doorstep. The North isn't all that bad...
We arrived and it was the most perfect setting for a relaxing weekend away. Right next to the River Swale. You could hear the ice cold water rushing down stream. It is the fastest flowing river in England. Check out my river facts!
We grabbed our bags and tottled off inside to check out our new home for the next few nights. This place is amazing.
We attracted some attention as we moved our luggage in. Huge swans and some little ducks. The river was frozen and the swans moved in a row with the Daddy smashing ice with his beak and neck.
The ducks just pitter-pattered right over the ice, not a hesitation sight.
On arrival there is a huge welcome pack and basket of goodies such as wine, bread, cheese and biscuits. They didn't last long.
The biggest dining table and plenty of sofa room next to the fire burner - which took a while for us to understand how to open the top, but once we got it open the lumberjacks in us came out and we were gathering logs left right and centre.
Off the main lodge room there is 3 bedrooms (one with an ensuite) and main bathroom. So much space. I could most definitely live here.
I will be back to try out the little tea rooms and cafes as I didn't manage to on this trip. It is only a 40 minute drive away from Middlesbrough, so if you have a relaxed trip in mind, why not pop over and take a peek at one of my favourite towns in North Yorkshire.
Thanks for having us Brompton Lakes x