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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 […]

Oakham listed as one of Britain’s Best

As well as Stamford being voted the best place in Britian to live in the Sunday Times, published on 17th March 2013, Oakham was also listed in the top 100 places to live. According to the Sunday Times: In the mini county of Rutland, Oakham is the largest town, though that isn’t saying much. It […]

Rutland Water – Autumn Dawn

Rutland Water in Autumn Rutland in the autumn is one of my favourite times of the year. And it’s not surprising when you see views like this.¬† I took this photo as the sun was rising over Rutland Water this morning. Apart from the spectacular scenery, why else do I love autumn in Rutland? The […]

We declare Puddle Cottage OPEN!

In the midst of all the renovation work we were doing on Puddle Cottage, I didn’t get a chance to update the blog with a picture of the official opening with Mum cutting the ribbon to declare Puddle Cottage open for business!¬†After all the hard work that went into renovating Puddle Cottage, it was only […]