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Fish Tank Sushi, Oakham

If you are looking for somewhere to eat in Rutland, you make want to try Fish Tank Sushi in Oakham which is located in Baker’s Yard on Church Street in Oakham. The restaurant was opened last year by a husband and wife team, Romy and Sam Letteri, who have worked together in many backstage kitchens across […]

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 […]

Rutland – Home to Britain’s Best Bakery!

Hambleton Bakery wins ‘Britian’s Best Bakery’ After many challenges during the winter months, Hambleton Bakery (based in Rutland) has won the title of ‘Britian’s Best Bakery’ beating 36 bakers across the country in a recent TV show. In the final round of the TV series, the final three teams were set three challenges. The first was […]

The English Versailles – Local setting for Hollywood Blockbuster!

The English Versailles! Les Miserables hit the big screens last weekend making £8.1 million in its first weekend and accounted for a huge 40% of all of last weekends cinema viewings! The film, featuring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe,  is based on the hugely popular musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel. The […]

Lunch for Even Less 2013

7 Local Top Restaurants Team Up to offer a fine lunch at an especially low price 7 top local restaurants in the Rutland area are all offering fantastic lunch deals from January to March 2013. The details are as follows (you need to quote the ‘Lunch for Even Less’ offer when booking): The Berkeley Arms, […]

Happy New Year from Puddle Cottage!

After a fantastic 2012 for Puddle Cottage, we would like to wish all our past, present and future  guests a very Happy New Year! 2012 has been a fantastic year for us. The cottage was fully renovated using local materials, local tradesmen and materials from local shops and  opened for business in August. Puddle Cottage […]

Merry Christmas from Puddle Cottage

A very Merry Christmas to everyone involved with Puddle Cottage… …whether it be guests (past, present or future), those who have enquired and everyone that has helped renovate Puddle Cottage this year. We hope you have a wonderful Christmas whatever you are planning. Christmas is a magical time in Rutland. The nearby market towns of […]

What’s on in Rutland 2013…

Here is a list of dates for local events. If you are visiting the area for any of these events and are looking for accommodation then Puddle Cottage could be for you. Puddle Cottage is a 4 star,  self catering cottage within walking distance to Rutland Water, including Rutland Sailing Club and Rutland Fishing Lodge. and only […]