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Royal Rutland!

Today Prince Charles and Camilla visited our local market town of Oakham. I took this photo above just outside Oakham Castle. Thankfully journalists were in Oakham to cover the story properly! Here is the article from BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-28525881) Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visit Rutland The Duchess of Cornwall presented a commemorative horseshoe […]

Lots going on in June in Rutland!

Where is the year going! I can’t believe June¬†is just around the corner! If you are visiting the area in June, there is plenty going on. Here are a few things which might take your fancy starting with the 181st Rutland County Show taking place on Sunday. Rutland Water Sailing Club Open Day: 1st June […]

What lies beneath?!

The Time Team spent 3 days digging in the grounds of Oakham Castle in June 2012 and this¬†afternoon, the 1 hour program featuring Oakham Castle will be aired (Channel 4, 4:35pm). According to the Channel 4 website: Oakham Castle is the best preserved 12th-century building in Britain, but there’s much more to it than meets […]

‘Excellence in Oakham’

Excellence in Oakham Here is a lovely article taken from the local magazine, Countryside La Vie (Edition 90) about the market town of Oakham: Oakham is a very pretty, traditional English market town, in the County Town of Rutland. Bustling with activity and packed with heritage, there’s plenty to see in Oakham which makes it […]