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Royal Visit to Rutland Water

The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh’s Historic Visit to Rutland On Tuesday14 May 2024 the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh made their inaugural visit to Rutland, a historic event centered around the unveiling of England’s first permanent memorial to Queen Elizabeth II. This visit not only honored the late Queen but also celebrated Rutland’s rich […]

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 […]