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National Watersports Festival

It’s the 12th National Watersports Festival at Rutland Water this weekend! The Event which takes place over 3 days has so many watersports activities including taster sessions in sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, diving and stand up paddle boarding, windsurf and stand up paddle boarding, live music and a pro clinic covering everything from freestyle techniques to […]

Lets move to Oakham Rutland?

Here’s an article from the Guardian at the weekend about Oakham, which is worth a read! It’s just the place for beer, beef, bread and birds What’s going for it? The time comes in a person’s life when one starts to appreciate a place like Oakham. This is not somewhere to waste on twentysomethings or […]

Is Leicestershire the new tourist hotspot?

After the skeleton of Richard III was found in a car park near Leicester Catherdral, this article on the Guardian website last week suggests that Leicester is the new tourist hotspot. So if you are planning a visit to the area, you might want to take in some of these sites… Is Richard III’s Leicester […]

Edith Weston Church at Christmas

I thought I would share this photo I took at the weekend of Edith Weston Church in silhouette in the winter sun. The Church stands tall in the centre of Edith Weston and plays a large part in village life. The Christmas period draws a larger than normal crowd to the Church, and I thought […]

Where is Rutland?

Multum in Parvo! Rutland is a county in the East Midlands and borders Leicestershire, Linconshire and Northamptonshire. ¬†Leicestershire borders the West and North of the county, Lincolnshire the Northeast and Northamptonshire the South East.¬†At is longest, Rutland is only 18 miles long and 17 miles wide, and therefore the smallest county in the United Kingdom, […]