Burghley Horse Trials
The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials is regarded as the premier equestrian event in the international sporting calendar and starts on 30th August 2012. Last years Event, which marked the 50th Anniversary of the Burghley Horse Trials, attracted crowds of over 200,000 people with even more people expected this year. The Event organisers have just announced that this year they will be running a (free!) Treasure Hunt for families with children aged 12 and under, between 9am and 12noon on Sunday 2nd September. For more details please visit http://www.burghley-horse.co.uk/Information/Treasure_Hunt.html
Tickets for Burghley Horse Trials can be purchased in advance and are £46 for a four day ticket or £12 on Thursday, Friday and Sunday, and £21 on Saturday. Car parking costs £8 if booked in advance or £25 for four days. Children aged 12 years and under, when accompanied by an adult, are admitted free of charge. Advance ticket bookings close at midnight on Friday, August 17. For more details of the Horse Trials please visit http://www.burghley-horse.co.uk
If you are looking for self catering accommodation close to Burghley House for the Burghley Horse Trials, Puddle Cottage could be for you. Puddle Cottage is situated in Edith Weston and is just a short walk to South shore of Rutland Water and is less than 10 miles away from Burghley House as well as being just 8 miles from the market towns of Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford. Having been built in 1849 and recently renovated, the one bedroom cottage has the charm of a cottage with the benefits of all the mod cons you would expect. Puddle Cottage has one large bedroom which can be presented as one king size bed or two full sized single beds. There is also a sofa bed in the living room to accomodate a further 2 people if required. The cottage also welcomes well behaved dogs. For more details please e/mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Anna on 07734175291.