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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 […]

A winter wonderland

Over the past week or so, we have enjoyed a real winter wonderland in Rutland. Rutland has been covered in a blanket of snow, and the edges of Rutland Water have frozen over. This photo is of a very wintery Edith Weston Church. We are eagerly awaiting news about when we can reopen. We very […]

Rutland is home to the UK pub of the year

We were delighted to hear that Rutland’s very own ‘Olive Branch’ in Clipsham has been awarded the fabulous accolade of The Good Pub Guide’s Pub of the Year 2021! Needless to say, booking well in advance is highly recommended! If you are planning a visit to Rutland, why not stay at Puddle Cottage? Puddle Cottage […]

COVID-19 Update

Thanks to our lovely guests who have shared this wonderful photo which has even more meaning today than normal with a ray of hope in the background. It turns out that today will be the last day we will be open for a little while. If you are due to stay this month, don’t worry […]

Visit England Assessment Report

Following our recent inspection by Visit England, we are delighted to share the summary from this year’s report. The owners continue to be proactive at maintaining standards, investment is made where necessary to ensure the cottage remains in very good order and ensures guests have a comfortable stay. The cottage is in a peaceful spot, […]

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 […]

August Availability

  We currently have some availability in August.  Our availability is updated daily here http://www.puddle.fcstest.co.uk/tariff-and-availability If you are looking for a break, we are a character one bedroomed cottage in a beautiful Rutland village and just a short stroll to the South shore of Rutland Water. We warmly welcome dogs and have self enclosed gardens. There […]

We’re ‘Good to Go!’

We are busy getting ready to re-open on Monday 13th July. We’re delighted to announce that Puddle Cottage is now certified as being ‘Good to Go ✅’ in partnership with VisitEngland.   Should you wish to book at stay, please call Anna on 07734175291 or e/mail enquiries@puddle-cottage.co.uk. We would be delighted to welcome you. Puddle Cottage […]

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 […]