Archives: September 2013

Puddle Cottage retains its 4 star status!

Today saw our annual inspection by Visit England and we are delighted to announce that we have retained our 4 star status! We have continued to make ‘tweeks’ and improvements since we opened the cottage doors last year and this has been reflected in our assessment. Our full written assessment should be with us in […]

Guest Feedback September 2013

Here is the guest feedback for September: ‘Beautiful area with lots of walks. Barnsdale Gardens are worth a visit, Oakham is delightful and Otters Deli is a great place for lunch or tea. Hambleton Bakery does some really yummy bread & cakes (forget the waistline!). A lovely little cottage which we found well equipped, comfortable […]

A weekend in … Oundle, Northamptonshire

I thought I would share this article taken from the¬†Times on Saturday about the historic market town of Oundle which is just 17 miles from Puddle Cottage and well worth a visit. Poor old Richard III. Lost for centuries. Rediscovered in a Leicester car park. And now, here I am, standing on the spot where […]

Happy Rutland Day!

Happy Rutland Day ! Morning everyone and Happy Rutland Day! A chance to celebrate all that Rutland has to offer from fantastic scenery, historic market towns, ¬†gorgeous local produce and fantastic independent shops. Even though Rutland is the smallest county in England, the motto ‘Multum in Parvo’ or ‘Much in Little’ really does apply. Rutland […]