The English Versailles – Local setting for Hollywood Blockbuster!

The English Versailles! Les Miserables hit the big screens last weekend making £8.1 million in its first weekend and accounted for a huge 40% of all of last weekends cinema viewings! The film, featuring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe,  is based on the hugely popular musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel. The […]

Tolethorpe 2013

A list of performances have been named for the 2013 season at Tolehorpe Hall A Midsumer Night’s Dream, Dad’s Army (The Lost Episodes) and the Comedy of Errors will be performed by the Stamford Shakespeare Company in the Rutland Open Air Theatre at Tolethorpe Hall between June 4th and August 31st 2013. For tickets you […]

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire!

The open fire is roaring at Puddle Cottage, Rutland Water. Are you looking for a cosy cottage with an open fire to curl up in front of? Puddle Cottage has an open fire and a large pile of logs, paper and kindling available for guests to use. If you are planning a holiday during the cooler […]

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 […]