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Puddle Cottage Opens (again!)

We are delighted to announce that our little rural County of Rutland has been placed in Tier 2 so we will be opening the cottage doors again next week from Wednesday 2nd December. We are able to welcome guests from Tier 1 and 2 from the same household. Short breaks are available, so if you […]

COVID-19 Update

Thanks to our lovely guests who have shared this wonderful photo which has even more meaning today than normal with a ray of hope in the background. It turns out that today will be the last day we will be open for a little while. If you are due to stay this month, don’t worry […]

Visit England Assessment Report

Following our recent inspection by Visit England, we are delighted to share the summary from this year’s report. The owners continue to be proactive at maintaining standards, investment is made where necessary to ensure the cottage remains in very good order and ensures guests have a comfortable stay. The cottage is in a peaceful spot, […]

Discover Rutland Autumn Winter Visitor Guide

Discover Rutland have launched their Autumn Winter Visitor Guide which is available to read here It’s full of an array of things to see an do if when visiting Rutland over the next few months and well worth a read. If you are planning a visit to Rutland, why not stay at Puddle Cottage? Puddle […]

Rutland Water Cycle Hire is in top 10% of worldwide attractions!

Rutland Water Cycle Hire has received the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Award from Tripadvisor which puts them in the top 10% of attractions worldwide. That’s not bad for an independent bike store located in Britain’s smallest county! Many of our guests enjoy exploring Rutland Water on bike. With 16 miles of offroad cycling around the reservoir, […]

‘Eat out to help out’

Many local pubs and restaurants have announced that they are taking part in the Government’s ‘Eat out for less’ scheme.  You can get 50% off food and drink (non-alcoholic) up to a maximum of £10 per diner from 3rd to 30th August every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at participating establishments. The Wheatsheaf, which is the […]

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 […]

August Availability

  We currently have some availability in August.  Our availability is updated daily here http://www.puddle.fcstest.co.uk/tariff-and-availability If you are looking for a break, we are a character one bedroomed cottage in a beautiful Rutland village and just a short stroll to the South shore of Rutland Water. We warmly welcome dogs and have self enclosed gardens. There […]

Puddle Cottage Reopens!

After months of being closed due to Covid-19, we are delighted to announce that following the Government’s announcement today, we will be re-opening Puddle Cottage on Monday 13th July 2020! We are now busy taking bookings for the Summer. The availability is up to date on our website should you wish to book http://www.puddle.fcstest.co.uk/tariff-and-availability Puddle Cottage […]

Rutland Water Nature Reserve Re-Opens

After months of being closed due to Covid-19, I am delighted to see that more parts of Rutland Water Park are now re-opening. It was announced today that Rutland Water Nature Reserve will re-open tomorrow (Monday 22nd June 2020). The following, however, still applies: The Beach is closed The Aquapark remains closed Watersports remains limited (day launch only, […]