News & Blog

The Osprey have returned to Rutland Water!

It’s been a busy day on Rutland Water. The Ospreys have started to return back to the area and seem to have settled well! Great news! Maya arrived back on the nest at 10.39 this morning (14th March), 2 days later than in 2018. She battled wind speeds of up to 50mph to reach Manton Bay, […]

Guest Feedback February 2019

Here is the guest feedback for February 2019: Beautiful cottage, lovely warm welcome. Lovely and cosy, homely, well appointed, all high quality. The open fire was a delight. The bird life around the cottage is amazing. Walking around the ‘Puddle’ and the surrounding areas is a delight. Thank you for letting us share in the […]

Guest Feedback January 2019

Here is the guest feedback for January 2019: We loved Puddle Cottage. Exceptionally clean and well presented with everything we needed and more. We thought the village was very pretty, and very easy access to Rutland Water. Debbie, Nigel and Rosie We love Puddle Cottage. A nice safe garden for the dog and such a quiet […]

Lunch for Even Less 2019

9 Local Top Restaurants Team Up to offer a fine lunch at an especially low price. 9 top local restaurants in the Rutland area are all offering fantastic lunch deals from January to March 2019 and valid Monday to Saturdays. The details are as follows (you need to quote the ‘Lunch for Even Less’ offer […]

What’s on 2019

Happy New Year! If you are planning a trip to Rutland in 2019 you might like to take a look at some of the local events taking place in the area: 19th April  – 22nd April 2019 – Craft Lager, Ale and Gin Festival at Grainstore Brewery Sunday 28th April 2019 – The International CiCLE Classic, starting in […]

Our Inspection Report from Visit England

Following our assessment from Visit England a few weeks ago where we were informed that Puddle Cottage had maintained its 4 star status as a self catering cottage, we are delighted to share details from the report which has now been published. Beautifully maintained cottage in picturesque village Exceptional levels of cleanliness Great location for exploring […]

4 Stars from Visit England!

Following today’s assessment from Visit England, we are absolutely delighted to announce that Puddle Cottage has maintained its 4 star status as a self catering cottage. The report will follow in the coming days which we will share. In the meantime, we do have some availability during the autumn. Our prices include linen, towels, kitchen essentials […]

Peterborough Cathedral

If you are staying over the next week you may be interested in visiting Peterborough Cathedral to see the ‘Museum of the Moon.’ The stunning ‘Museum of The Moon’ arrived at Peterborough Cathedral yesterday and will be on show until 14th October. It has been hung from the ceiling at the Cathedral and is a real spectacle. The […]

Autumn at Puddle Cottage

We’re ready for autumn!! 🍂 After a busy afternoon, the logs have been delivered & stacked ready for cooler days and darker evenings. Did you know we provide a large pile of logs, coal and kindling so you can cosy up in front of the log fire? If you would like to book a stay at […]

Christmas Markets in Rutland 2018

As the evenings draw in and the temperatures slowly start to drop, Christmas will be here before we know it! Christmas is a lovely time of the year in Rutland and the independent, boutique shops in Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford make the area a great place to pick up a more unusual and thoughtful gift. Here […]