Category: Rutland Attractions

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 […]

The Rutland Show 2018

It’s the 186th Rutland Show this weekend, Sunday 3rd June 2018!  The Rutland Show takes place at the Rutland Showground in Oakham. It’s a fantastic day for all the family – a real showcase of rural life! There are plenty of local food and drink stalls as well as shopping from hundreds of trade stands. […]

Rutland Water Aqua Park is now open!

The Aqua Park at Rutland Water is now open! The Aqua Park opened on 26th May 2018 and will be open throughout the summer until 23rd September 2018. It is open 7 days a week throughout July and August (weekends only in June & September). The Aqua Park is located on the North Shore of Rutland Water at Whitwell. […]

What’s on in May 2014?

Happy May Day!  If you are visiting the area this month, here are a few things going on in the area: Eric Twiname Junior Championships, Rutland Sailing Club: 10th-11th May 2014 Rutland Walking Festival: 18th May – 31st May 2014 Grainstore Brewery Sausage and Cider Festival: 22nd May to 26th May 2014 Living Heritage Game and Country Fair, […]

British Bird Fair 2013!

British Bird Fair 2013 is about to begin! Rutland has become a hive of activity as the final preparations are made for the 25th British Birdwatching Fair which starts at Rutland Water Nature Reserve on Friday and runs until Sunday 18th August 2013. All the details on the Bird Fair can be found on their […]

Stamford Georgian Festival

 Stamford Georgian Festival Coming Soon! I’ve just stumbled across a flyer for the Stamford Georgian Festival which takes place between 27th and 29th September 2013. The event, which is organised by South Kesteven District Council in conjunction with Stamford Town Council and Burghley House, includes: Two performances of children’s favourite Horrible Histories Horse drawn carriage […]

Sweet Pea Week at Easton Walled Gardens

It’s not long until Sweet Pea Week at Easton Walled Gardens which takes place from 30th June until 7th July 2013. Visitors are invited to Easton Walled Gardens to see over 60 varieties of sweet peas in full flower. There are over 60 type of heritage, modern, scented, striped, flake and bicolour sweet peas in […]

The Ospreys have returned! In the snow!

It’s been a busy week on Rutland Water. The Ospreys have started to return back to the area and seem to have settled well despite being greeted with snow for the latter half of the week! Hopefully Spring is just around the corner now and Osprey season can really start. There are many fantastic events […]

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 […]