Category: Burghley House

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 […]

No porkies: Stamford is No 1

‘The charming, snob-free Lincolnshire town has been named Britain’s best place to live’… …according to the Sunday Times published today. Here is the full article taken from the Sunday Times, 17th March 2013 by Matt Rudd: The inn sign — attached to the former gallows — still stretches across the street as it has done […]

Burghley Horse Trials 2013

If you are coming to the Burghley Horse Trials this year (5th – 8th September 2013)  and are looking for self-catering accommodation close to Burghley, then why not consider a stay at Puddle Cottage? Puddle Cottage is situated in the charming village of Edith Weston and is just a short walk to south shore of […]

The English Versailles – Local setting for Hollywood Blockbuster!

The English Versailles! Les Miserables hit the big screens last weekend making £8.1 million in its first weekend and accounted for a huge 40% of all of last weekends cinema viewings! The film, featuring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe,  is based on the hugely popular musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel. The […]

Christmas Markets in Rutland

As Christmas is now fast approaching (6 weekends until the big day?!), here is a summary 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. Burghley […]

Reasons we love Stamford

Reasons we love Stamford Rutland Pride is a lovely magazine and covers all the key events and places to visit in the area. You will find the latest copies in the dresser in the living room at the cottage, along with maps, leaflets and guides on the area and plenty of entertainment too. If you are […]

What’s on in Rutland 2013…

Here is a list of dates for local events. If you are visiting the area for any of these events and are looking for accommodation then Puddle Cottage could be for you. Puddle Cottage is a 4 star,  self catering cottage within walking distance to Rutland Water, including Rutland Sailing Club and Rutland Fishing Lodge. and only […]

What’s on in the area 2012…

Here is a list of dates for local events. If you are visiting the area and are looking for accommodation in Rutland and close to Rutland Water, then Puddle Cottage could be for you. For more details please e/mail enquiries@puddle-cottage.co.uk Topper National Series Event, Rutland Sailing Club: 15th – 16th September 2012 Stamford French Market, […]

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 […]

Burghley Horse Trials Starts Today

I can’t believe this year has gone by so quickly. Here I am typing and Burghley Horse Trials has started today – I can’t believe we are nearly into September. The dates for  Burghley Horse Trials has been announced for next year already as 5 – 8 September 2013. If you are coming to the […]