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Osprey Chicks have hatched at Rutland Water!

It’s been a busy week on Rutland Water. The first Osprey chicks of the season hatched yesterday! 2 eggs hatched within a matter of hours of each other. Thankfully both chicks are doing well. You can see live footage of the Rutland Water Ospreys here:  https://www.lrwt.org.uk/rutlandospreys One of the best ways to see the Rutland […]

Discover Rutland Spring Summer Guide 2022

Discover Rutland have launched their Spring Summer Visitor Guide which is available to read here It’s full of an array of things to see an do if when visiting Rutland over the next few months, including useful ‘diary dates’ and well worth a read. If you are planning a visit to Rutland, why not stay […]

‘Remarkable’ Roman Mosaic found near to Puddle Cottage!

You may have seen Rutland in the news today, as it was announced that a Roman mosaic has been found in a Rutland field. Historic England described the mosaic as “one of the most remarkable and significant… ever found in Britain”. The mosaic was discovered by the farmer’s son during lockdown. It has now been […]

The Ospreys are back at Rutland Water!

International travel may not be possible for us at the moment but COVID restrictions don’t apply to wildlife! We were delighted to hear that the Ospreys have started to return back to the area and seem to have settled in well! Normally, at this time of the year, we love welcoming guests who visit Rutland […]

Discover Rutland Autumn Winter Visitor Guide

Discover Rutland have launched their Autumn Winter Visitor Guide which is available to read here It’s full of an array of things to see an do if when visiting Rutland over the next few months and well worth a read. If you are planning a visit to Rutland, why not stay at Puddle Cottage? Puddle […]

Take Away Options

With more and more of us eating at home at the moment, we thought it would be beneficial to share some some take away options in the area if you are planning a stay with us. Delivery to Puddle Cottage Given the rural location of Puddle Cottage, there are only a few home delivery options […]

Rutland Water Cycle Hire is in top 10% of worldwide attractions!

Rutland Water Cycle Hire has received the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Award from Tripadvisor which puts them in the top 10% of attractions worldwide. That’s not bad for an independent bike store located in Britain’s smallest county! Many of our guests enjoy exploring Rutland Water on bike. With 16 miles of offroad cycling around the reservoir, […]

Rutland Water Re-opens!

After months of being closed due to Covid-19, I am delighted to see that parts of Rutland Water will re-open again tomorrow (Tuesday 2nd June 2020). The following, however, will apply: The Beach will be closed The Aquapark will be closed Watersports will be limited (day launch only, no hires) Weddings are currently unavailable Mini golf […]

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update It is with sincere sadness that following the Government announcement last night, we still remain closed until further notice. We would like to thank all of our guests for being so understanding at this very difficult time. Rutland Water also still remains closed. Hopefully we will all be able to enjoy the big […]

What’s on 2019

Happy New Year! If you are planning a trip to Rutland in 2019 you might like to take a look at some of the local events taking place in the area: 19th April  – 22nd April 2019 – Craft Lager, Ale and Gin Festival at Grainstore Brewery Sunday 28th April 2019 – The International CiCLE Classic, starting in […]