Archives: February 2013

Burghley Horse Trials 2013

If you are coming to the Burghley Horse Trials this year (5th – 8th September 2013)  and are looking for self-catering accommodation close to Burghley, then why not consider a stay at Puddle Cottage? Puddle Cottage is situated in the charming village of Edith Weston and is just a short walk to south shore of […]

Lets move to Oakham Rutland?

Here’s an article from the Guardian at the weekend about Oakham, which is worth a read! It’s just the place for beer, beef, bread and birds What’s going for it? The time comes in a person’s life when one starts to appreciate a place like Oakham. This is not somewhere to waste on twentysomethings or […]

Is Leicestershire the new tourist hotspot?

After the skeleton of Richard III was found in a car park near Leicester Catherdral, this article on the Guardian website last week suggests that Leicester is the new tourist hotspot. So if you are planning a visit to the area, you might want to take in some of these sites… Is Richard III’s Leicester […]

Another day, another flutter of snow!

Another day, another snowfall! The cottage looks lovely covered in a sprinkling of the white stuff and thankfully the cottage is well equipped for such weather conditions. The cottage has full central heating throughout and along with the log fire (with logs and coal provided), you can curl up in front of the fire on colder days. We have also filled the cottage with […]

What lies beneath?!

The Time Team spent 3 days digging in the grounds of Oakham Castle in June 2012 and this afternoon, the 1 hour program featuring Oakham Castle will be aired (Channel 4, 4:35pm). According to the Channel 4 website: Oakham Castle is the best preserved 12th-century building in Britain, but there’s much more to it than meets […]

Guest Feedback – January 2013

Here is the guest feedback from January 2013: We loved Puddle Cottage, it was cosy, clean and well stocked (for want of a better word). So glad we chose it. Brilliant location, lovely village, easy walk to Rutland Water. Had a great stay and will definitely choose again if we stay in thie area. Margaret and […]