Category: Rutland News

Puddle Cottage awarded prestigious ROSE Award by Visit England

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have been awarded a prestigious ROSE Award by Visit England! The ROSE Award, which stands for Recognition Of Service Excellence, is awarded to only 100 accommodation providers each year, from hotels, B&B’s, campsites to self catering accommodation. We had a wonderful awards day with Visit England at […]

The Rutland Show 2022

The Rutland County Show is back! The Show will be held during the Jubilee weekend on Saturday 4th June 2022 after a 2 year break during COVID and will take place at the Rutland Showground. As well as the traditional agricultural show there will be plenty of food and drink stands, shops and family entertainment. […]

Ichthyosaur: Huge fossilised ‘sea dragon’ found at Rutland Water

The fossil of an enormous 10 meter long sea dragon has been unearthed on the banks of Rutland Water. It has been described as one of the greatest finds in the history of British palaeontology. The ichthyosaur is about 180 million years old and measures about 10 metres in length and weighs about a tonne. […]

‘Remarkable’ Roman Mosaic found near to Puddle Cottage!

You may have seen Rutland in the news today, as it was announced that a Roman mosaic has been found in a Rutland field. Historic England described the mosaic as “one of the most remarkable and significant… ever found in Britain”. The mosaic was discovered by the farmer’s son during lockdown. It has now been […]

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 […]