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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 […]

The Grainstore Brewery Sausage and Cider Festival 2018!

With Bank Holiday fast approaching, there are plenty of Events taking place in Rutland with the Grainstore Brewery’s famous Sausage and cider Festival being one of them! The festival, which takes places at the Grainstore Brewery which is by the train station in Oakham, starts on Friday 25th May 2018 and runs until Monday 28th […]

Guest feedback January 2015

Here is the guest feedback for January 2015: A lovely area. Nice walks, big sky. The village was quiet and peaceful. Great for looking at the birds and waterfowl, including Egyptian Geese.  Interesting Church in the village and lovely old houses. New Italian restaurant in Oakham ‘San Giorgio’ is authentic, has good food, friendly staff and good value plus […]

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 […]

A Royal Visit to Oakham & Rutland Water!

Charles and Camilla are visiting Oakham and Rutland Water next week! Here is the article in the Rutland Times: Excitement has been building in Rutland with the news that the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit the county this month. Prince Charles and Camilla will make several stops during their trip on […]

Guest Feedback September 2013

Here is the guest feedback for September: ‘Beautiful area with lots of walks. Barnsdale Gardens are worth a visit, Oakham is delightful and Otters Deli is a great place for lunch or tea. Hambleton Bakery does some really yummy bread & cakes (forget the waistline!). A lovely little cottage which we found well equipped, comfortable […]

What’s on in Rutland in May 2013

Happy May Day! And what glorious weather to kick off the month of May! If you are visiting the area this month, here are a few things going on in the area: Eric Twiname Junior Championships, Rutland Sailing Club: 11th-12th May 2013 Rutland Walking Festival: 19th May – 1st June 2013 Grainstore Brewery Sausage and Cider […]

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 […]

No porkies: Stamford is No 1

‘The charming, snob-free Lincolnshire town has been named Britain’s best place to live’… …according to the Sunday Times published today. Here is the full article taken from the Sunday Times, 17th March 2013 by Matt Rudd: The inn sign — attached to the former gallows — still stretches across the street as it has done […]

Burghley Horse Trials 2013

If you are coming to the Burghley Horse Trials this year (5th – 8th September 2013)  and are looking for self-catering accommodation close to Burghley, then why not consider a stay at Puddle Cottage? Puddle Cottage is situated in the charming village of Edith Weston and is just a short walk to south shore of […]