Category: Rutland News

Rutland is home to the UK pub of the year

We were delighted to hear that Rutland’s very own ‘Olive Branch’ in Clipsham has been awarded the fabulous accolade of The Good Pub Guide’s Pub of the Year 2021! Needless to say, booking well in advance is highly recommended! If you are planning a visit to Rutland, why not stay at Puddle Cottage? Puddle Cottage […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gates Garden Centres Expands

Located just 4 miles from Oakham in Cold Overton, Gates Garden Centre attracts visitors from miles around, and every time we pay a visit is has grown in size! In the past few weeks, Gates Garden Centre have extended further to include a large farm shop with the focus being on offering the finest locally […]

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 […]

Rutland – So much to do, So much to see this Summer!

‘Multum in Parvo’ is the apt motto of the smallest county (Much in Little) especially for Summer 2019 where a plethora of festivals and events will be held with something to offer everyone. June kicks off with one of Rutland’s biggest events, The Rutland County Show (Sunday 2nd June), which makes a great day out […]

Sir David opens new centre at Rutland Water

Rutland Water was proud to welcome Sir David Attenborough today. Sir David said there was ‘something special about the people of Rutland’ as he cut the ribbon to open the new £1.1 million volunteer centre. Here is the article explaining more about the special day from Rutland Water Nature Reserve: Our new Volunteer Training Centre […]

Rutland featured in Clarkson’s last Top Gear

Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May – (C) BBC Worldwide Ltd – Photographer: Ellis O’Brien EMN-150629-120712001 Millions of people tuned in to watch Jeremy Clarkson’s final Top Gear episode last night (Sunday) which featured filming at Rutland Water. Watched by an average of 5.3 million viewers, the 75-minute special, aired on BBC Two on Sunday […]

A Royal Visit to Oakham & Rutland Water!

Charles and Camilla are visiting Oakham and Rutland Water next week! Here is the article in the Rutland Times: Excitement has been building in Rutland with the news that the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit the county this month. Prince Charles and Camilla will make several stops during their trip on […]

Lunch for Even Less 2014

  7 Local Top Restaurants Team Up to offer a fine lunch at an especially low price 7 top local restaurants in the Rutland area are all offering fantastic lunch deals from January to March 2014 and valid Monday to Saturdays. The details are as follows (you need to quote the ‘Lunch for Even Less’ […]