Vitruvian Triathlon – The date has been set!

The date for the Vitruvian Triathlon 2013 has been set as 31st August 2013 and entries are now open. If you are lucky enough to have a place and are looking for accommodation either for the race, or to visit in advance to train in the local area then Puddle Cottage could be for you. Puddle […]

What’s on in Rutland 2013…

Here is a list of dates for local events. If you are visiting the area for any of these events and are looking for accommodation then Puddle Cottage could be for you. Puddle Cottage is a 4 star,  self catering cottage within walking distance to Rutland Water, including Rutland Sailing Club and Rutland Fishing Lodge. and only […]

Fancy a spuddle in the puddle??!!

You may recall me saying that the triathlons were, by my knowledge, the only time you were allowed to ‘spuddle in the puddle’ i.e. swim in Rutland Water. It looks like things are about to change because this weekend marks the inaugural Rutland Water open swim. If you are an experienced swimmer, then you are […]

Maybe next year!

Today the Dambuster Triathlon took place on Rutland Water which has become a well-recognised feature on the Triathlon calendar. Starting at the base at Whitwell in front of the Harbour Bar from 7am, the swim was one lap of a designated 1500m course on Rutland Water (I believe that this is the only time you […]