Category: Autumn in Rutland

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 […]

Autumn in Rutland

Autumn in Rutland I  absolutely love Rutland in the autumn.  I took this photo last year just outside Edith Weston as the autumn sun was rising. The weather has been unusually warm and it is only now that we  are enjoying crisp autumn mornings.  As well as the beautiful autumn scenery, Rutland is particularly quiet at […]

Rutland – Autumn Bliss

Rutland in Autumn I absolutely love Rutland in the autumn months. I look this picture last week just outside Edith Weston as the Autumn sun was rising. These crisp autumn mornings make for fantastic walks from the cottage, and of course there is the open log fire to curl up in front of at the end of […]

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire!

The open fire is roaring at Puddle Cottage, Rutland Water. Are you looking for a cosy cottage with an open fire to curl up in front of? Puddle Cottage has an open fire and a large pile of logs, paper and kindling available for guests to use. If you are planning a holiday during the cooler […]

Rutland Water – Autumn Dawn

Rutland Water in Autumn Rutland in the autumn is one of my favourite times of the year. And it’s not surprising when you see views like this.  I took this photo as the sun was rising over Rutland Water this morning. Apart from the spectacular scenery, why else do I love autumn in Rutland? The […]

Crisp, sunny, autumn days at Rutland Water

Autumn at Rutland Water I thought I would share this photo I took on Sunday from the banks of Rutland Water. These crisp, sunny days by the reservoir in the autumn are some of my favourite and it’s a real treat that this view is just a short walk from Puddle Cottage. While it isn’t the […]

Burghley House Flower Festival

Burghley House holds its Flower Festival in October. During October, Burghley House is holding a Flower Festival. From the 6th to the 14th October (excluding the 12th October when the house is closed), the state rooms at Burghley House are being decorated with floral displays from local flower societies. There is no additional charge for […]

Autumn has arrived at Puddle Cottage

Autumn in Rutland. The change in the weather over the past week and the changing colours of the trees means that Autumn has just arrived in Rutland. Autumn in Rutland is one of my favourite times of the year, and it’s not surprising when you see views like this taken from the cottage garden this evening. […]

Fishing in Rutland Water

Book boats in advance if Fishing at Rutland Water this Autumn Anglian Water are suggesting that you book boats early if Fishing at Rutland Water this autumn with September and October being the most popular months. According to the Anglian Water website, Rutland Water saw good fishing conditions again last week ( The South Arm saw […]

Rutland Hedgerow Liquor? Make mine a double!

All the seasons in Rutland have a different feel and all are fantastic within their own right. I have to say though that autumn is one of my favourite times of the year. One of our family traditions in autumn is to make Sloe Gin. The start of the autumn brings with it the start […]