Archives: June 2013

Fotheringhay – another historic site nearby

Fotheringhay is within easy reach of Puddle Cottage If you are visiting Rutland to enjoy some of the local historic houses and castles, you may want to venture over to Fotheringhay near Oundle which is only 17 miles away from Puddle Cottage.¬†Fotheringhay Castle was the site of Mary Queen of Scot’s execution, and can be […]

Sweet Pea Week at Easton Walled Gardens

It’s not long until Sweet Pea Week at Easton Walled Gardens which takes place from 30th June until 7th July 2013. Visitors are invited to Easton Walled Gardens to see over 60 varieties of sweet peas in full flower. There are over 60 type of heritage, modern, scented, striped, flake and bicolour sweet peas in […]

Beautiful Backstreets of Stamford

I had to share this photo taken last week in Stamford. It reminds me of all the reasons why I (and so many others) love Stamford. There are lots of historic backstreets to explore and independent shops, coffee shops and restaurants and it is no surprise that the town was recently voted as Britain’s best […]

Lots going on in June in Rutland!

Where is the year going! I can’t believe June¬†is just around the corner! If you are visiting the area in June, there is plenty going on. Here are a few things which might take your fancy starting with the 181st Rutland County Show taking place on Sunday. Rutland Water Sailing Club Open Day: 1st June […]