Rutland – Autumn Bliss

Rutland in Autumn I absolutely love Rutland in the autumn months. I look this picture last week just outside Edith Weston as the Autumn sun was rising. These crisp autumn mornings make for fantastic walks from the cottage, and of course there is the open log fire to curl up in front of at the end of […]

New Year, New Start

If you are looking to escape over the New Year period and start 2013 afresh, then why not consider a stay at Puddle Cottage? The 4 star cottage is just a short walk from the South shore of Rutland Water as well as Rutland Sailing Club, Rutland Fishing Lodge, Rutland Cycling and Normanton Church. This […]

Wedding Party at Puddle Cottage

Wedding at Normanton Church! We are really excited to have received our first booking for a couple attending their daughter’s wedding next Spring! The wedding is taking place at Normanton Church which is within walking distance of Puddle Cottage which is located in Edith Weston. Normanton Church is a popular venue for weddings, and it’s no […]

Crisp, sunny, autumn days at Rutland Water

Autumn at Rutland Water I thought I would share this photo I took on Sunday from the banks of Rutland Water. These crisp, sunny days by the reservoir in the autumn are some of my favourite and it’s a real treat that this view is just a short walk from Puddle Cottage. While it isn’t the […]

Rutland Water: Facts and Figures

Rutland Water: A few facts and figures The Rutland Living is a lovely magazine and covers all the key events and places to visit in the area. You will find the latest copies in the dresser in the living room at the cottage, along with maps, leaflets and guides on the area and plenty of entertainment […]

Fishing in Rutland Water

Book boats in advance if Fishing at Rutland Water this Autumn Anglian Water are suggesting that you book boats early if Fishing at Rutland Water this autumn with September and October being the most popular months. According to the Anglian Water website, Rutland Water saw good fishing conditions again last week ( The South Arm saw […]

Choo Choo! Prepare to be Rocked by Rail!

Rocks by Rail – The Living Ironstone Musum in Rutland is re-opening soon When visiting the area you may want to pay a visit to the Rutland Railway Museum which is based just outside the village of Cottesmore on the North side of Rutland Water. Rutland Railway Museum (under its new name Rocks by Rail […]

Not a lot of people know that! Facts about Rutland…

Here are a few little known facts about our little county of Rutland: Rutland Water is Europe’s largest man made lake. It was built in 1977. Rutland is the smallest country in the United Kingdom. Rutland was originally part of Leicestershire but was reinstated as an independent county in 1997. Rutland is the only county […]