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January 2020 Specials

For a limited time only, we have released a special 2 night stay throughout January 2020! The price includes a pile of logs, coal and kindling for the open fire! Well behaved dogs are very welcome at Puddle Cottage for an additional £20 to cover the additional cleaning. To book please email enquiries@puddle-cottage.co.uk. We would […]

British Bird Fair 2019 is about to begin!

Rutland has become a hive of activity as the final preparations are made for the Birdwatching Fair which starts at Rutland Water Nature Reserve on Friday and runs until Sunday 18th August 2019. All the details on the Bird Fair can be found on their website http://www.birdfair.org.uk.  There are celebrity lectures and cruises on Rutland Water […]

A gorgeous Winter’s Day in Rutland

I love Rutland in the autumn and winter months. I look this picture last week on the South side of Rutland Water near Manton in the early morning. These crisp autumn mornings make for fantastic walks from the cottage, and of course there is the open log fire to curl up in front of at […]

Guest Feedback – February 2013

We have just introduced a questionnaire into the cottage so thought it would be a good chance to share recent feedback. Here is the feedback from February: We loved the countryside, and pubs that we visited. The locals were friendly and accommodating for our dog. We had dinner at the Kings Arms in Wing which […]

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 […]

It’s snowing.. & they are still sailing on Rutland Water!

What a gorgeous day here at Rutland Water. Recent snow has covered our little county of Rutland and Rutland Water looks fantastic with snowy banks and a wintery sky. Thankfully, Puddle Cottage is situated in Edith Weston which has a village shop and a pub so if guests can’t travel far in the snow, they […]

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, […]

Rutland – Autumn Bliss

Rutland in Autumn I absolutely love Rutland in the autumn months. I look this picture last week just outside Edith Weston as the Autumn sun was rising. These crisp autumn mornings make for fantastic walks from the cottage, and of course there is the open log fire to curl up in front of at the end of […]

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire!

The open fire is roaring at Puddle Cottage, Rutland Water. Are you looking for a cosy cottage with an open fire to curl up in front of? Puddle Cottage has an open fire and a large pile of logs, paper and kindling available for guests to use. If you are planning a holiday during the cooler […]

Stack ’em high!

The open fire is ready for cosy evenings at Puddle Cottage, Rutland Water. Are you looking for a cosy Rutland cottage with an open fire to curl up in front of? Puddle Cottage has just taken delivery of its winter supply of logs which are free for our guests to use during their stay. If you […]