Category: Accommodation near Oakham

British Bird Fair 2019 is about to begin!

Rutland has become a hive of activity as the final preparations are made for the Birdwatching Fair which starts at Rutland Water Nature Reserve on Friday and runs until Sunday 18th August 2019. All the details on the Bird Fair can be found on their website http://www.birdfair.org.uk.  There are celebrity lectures and cruises on Rutland Water […]

New Coffee Shop in Edith Weston

As a small village by Rutland Water, we are lucky to have a wonderful local pub which serves good pub grub (The Wheatsheaf) and a Village Shop and Post Office, with a great selection of local produce and fabulous service. This month, the Village Shop and Post Office have expanded their business to include a […]

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 […]

Guest Feedback July 2017

Here is the guest feedback for July 2017: Excellent, quiet location. The garden was marvellous for our little dog. Well equipped kitchen. Judy Home from home. We love Puddle Cottage Tony, Sandra and Ben Delightful cottage, very well equipped. Comfy and with the many extra touches it made us feel very welcome. If you would […]

Lodge at Barnsdale Hotel (sleeps 4) available to rent

We have been given the opportunity to share this rental at Barnsdale Hotel which is available from Saturday 10th June 2017  to Saturday 17th June 2017. The rental of the lodge, which overlooks Rutland Water,  gives you full use of the resorts facilities throughout your stay (excluding spa treatments and hairdressing). Barnsdale Hotel is set […]

Guest Feedback March 2017

Here is the guest feedback for March 2017: We have stayed in many cottages, large and small and consider this to be one of the best, with a perfect location. Deborah, Kenny and Lily Cosy, clean, comfortable & well equipped. Lovely thoughtful touches. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Puddle Cottage is in a great […]

Guest Feedback: December 2013

Here is the guest feedback for December: Thanks so much again for the warm welcome back. We had another fabulous weekend and no doubt we will return again! Lisa, Glenn & Woody, December 2013 Lovely cottage – very cosy & well renovated. Things I liked were: – Good basic supplies/ items already here e.g. tea/ […]

Christmas Markets in Oakham & Stamford 2013

As Christmas is now fast approaching , here are details of local Christmas Markets. 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 and recover from your shopping with a […]

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 […]