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 Dairy Barn Café

What a summer we are having! There is no sign of the warm, dry weather coming to an end just yet. Thankfully the thick stone walls and the flagstone floor downstairs are keeping guests nice and cool. We stumbled across The Diary Barn Café last week which was the perfect stop in the heatwave. As […]

Guest Feedback June 2018

Here is the guest feedback for June 2018: Loved the cottage. Have visited  many self-catering cottages over the years and this is definitely in the top 10. Lovely welcome pack. Lots of instructions and information which I like. As the weather was lovely it was great to sit in the garden. Very peaceful area. Fiona Loved the […]

The Grainstore Brewery Sausage and Cider Festival 2018!

With Bank Holiday fast approaching, there are plenty of Events taking place in Rutland with the Grainstore Brewery’s famous Sausage and cider Festival being one of them! The festival, which takes places at the Grainstore Brewery which is by the train station in Oakham, starts on Friday 25th May 2018 and runs until Monday 28th […]

Guest Feedback April 2018

Here is the guest feedback for April 2018: ‘Just as nice as last time. Like the large bed, rain shower and dishwasher as these things are not normally found in a small cottage’ ‘Everything you need. Lovely cosy fires home from home here, we love it. Thanks for another great stay’ Paul, Sarah and Doris ‘Superb […]

Guest Feedback October 2017

Here is the guest feedback for October 2017: ‘Really nice. Good location. Well appointed with everything you need. Rear garden secure for dogs. Would highly recommend’ Tony and Pat, Candy and Willow ‘Relaxing place to stay. Home from home. Everything we needed’ Anne, Ian and Roxy ‘Quiet, pleasant, attractive and friendly village. Well appointed cosy […]

Guest Feedback June 2017

Here is the guest feedback for June 2017: Puddle Cottage was as described on your website. Clean, comfortable and homely. Well equipped kitchen, lovely lounge and bedroom. Local area very peaceful and pretty. Linda and Dennis A real home from home. Excellent holiday cottage. Nice garden for sitting/ eating.  Just perfect. We enjoyed our stay enormously.  […]

Guest Feedback February 2017

Here is the guest feedback for February 2017: Cottage cosy and welcoming, had the fire lit most nights, it’s home from home.  Tony, Sandra and Ben Very comfortable and relaxing. Felt like home! Hope to see you again. Mike & Fran The cottage is comfortable and cosy! Looking forward to coming again soon! Andra, Peter […]

Guest feedback May 2015

Here is the guest feedback for May 2015: Very comfortable with everything we needed for a short break. So nice to stay somewhere with a big bed. Thanks for the lovely welcome. Well set up for dogs and great to have an enclosed garden. Beccy, Rich, Kiwi and Chino. We always enjoy our stay here. Lyn […]

Guest Feedback April 2015

Here is the guest feedback for April 2015: What a fantastic little cottage – so warm, cosy and homely. I loved it! Every need was catered for – thank you so much for the welcome  – and the extras (books, DVD’s) tucked away in the dresser were a lovely touch. Waking up in the morning to the […]