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Rutland Water Cycle Hire is in top 10% of worldwide attractions!

Rutland Water Cycle Hire has received the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Award from Tripadvisor which puts them in the top 10% of attractions worldwide. That’s not bad for an independent bike store located in Britain’s smallest county! Many of our guests enjoy exploring Rutland Water on bike. With 16 miles of offroad cycling around the reservoir, […]

4 Stars from Visit England!

A few photos taken today! We are delighted to announce that following today’s inspection by Visit England we are thrilled to have retained our 4 star status for the eighth year running! This year’s inspection was particularly important to us as it took into account all the COVID-19 measures we have in place to keep […]

‘Eat out to help out’

Many local pubs and restaurants have announced that they are taking part in the Government’s ‘Eat out for less’ scheme.  You can get 50% off food and drink (non-alcoholic) up to a maximum of £10 per diner from 3rd to 30th August every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at participating establishments. The Wheatsheaf, which is the […]

The Wheatsheaf Reopens!

With pubs and restaurants finally able to re-open their doors, it is great to see that the local village pub in Edith Weston, The Wheatsheaf, is back open with new safety measures in place including a large outdoor marquee which spans their whole patio area, in addition to their beer garden. The Wheatsheaf is now open […]

August Availability

  We currently have some availability in August.  Our availability is updated daily here http://www.puddle.fcstest.co.uk/tariff-and-availability If you are looking for a break, we are a character one bedroomed cottage in a beautiful Rutland village and just a short stroll to the South shore of Rutland Water. We warmly welcome dogs and have self enclosed gardens. There […]

We’re ‘Good to Go!’

We are busy getting ready to re-open on Monday 13th July. We’re delighted to announce that Puddle Cottage is now certified as being ‘Good to Go ✅’ in partnership with VisitEngland.   Should you wish to book at stay, please call Anna on 07734175291 or e/mail enquiries@puddle-cottage.co.uk. We would be delighted to welcome you. Puddle Cottage […]

Puddle Cottage Reopens!

After months of being closed due to Covid-19, we are delighted to announce that following the Government’s announcement today, we will be re-opening Puddle Cottage on Monday 13th July 2020! We are now busy taking bookings for the Summer. The availability is up to date on our website should you wish to book http://www.puddle.fcstest.co.uk/tariff-and-availability Puddle Cottage […]

Rutland Water Nature Reserve Re-Opens

After months of being closed due to Covid-19, I am delighted to see that more parts of Rutland Water Park are now re-opening. It was announced today that Rutland Water Nature Reserve will re-open tomorrow (Monday 22nd June 2020). The following, however, still applies: The Beach is closed The Aquapark remains closed Watersports remains limited (day launch only, […]

Rutland Water Re-opens!

After months of being closed due to Covid-19, I am delighted to see that parts of Rutland Water will re-open again tomorrow (Tuesday 2nd June 2020). The following, however, will apply: The Beach will be closed The Aquapark will be closed Watersports will be limited (day launch only, no hires) Weddings are currently unavailable Mini golf […]

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update It is with sincere sadness that following the Government announcement last night, we still remain closed until further notice. We would like to thank all of our guests for being so understanding at this very difficult time. Rutland Water also still remains closed. Hopefully we will all be able to enjoy the big […]