and walkers the Rutland Water cycle path [18 or 26 mile circuits] passes
our garden. Cycle Hire at Whitwell 1 mile from the B&B, mention us, 10%
discount for Lakeside B&B residents.
on the SSSI Rutland Water is world class, Ospreys are a common sight
from the B&B from April till September.
are well catered for at Whitwell, with sailing and windsurfing and
there's the sailing club at Edith Weston on the south shore.
beautiful Eyebrook Reservoir 10 miles away, in a lovely quiet, peaceful
valley. Great Fishing see
holidays, we are in the middle of one of the most beautiful areas of
England, the ancient county of Rutland is famous for it's rolling
countryside, timeless villages with thatched cottages, village greens
and traditional pubs. Visit the towns of Oakham and Uppingham, and the
picturesque unspoilt villages of Hambleton, Wing, Exton, Braunston etc.
and Stamford, a lovely old market town, is only a few miles away.
REAL ENGLAND a secret gem, the Cotswolds without the crowds, see
This is a
purely objective, personal view, the places we like and hope you like
Oakham Busy Pub with food. Main Street Oakham
Bakers Yard, Oakham
wine bar atmosphere, al fresco space, good daytime haunt.
Church street, Just off main street
Club Hotel, Bar, restaurant and time share resort.
Closest to the Lodge, 200yds. 01572 757901 walkable
Quality Hotel, excellent food, slightly higher price than
standard pubs.Walkable 01572 724678 recommended4
Wymondham the full package, service, welcome, beer, amazing
food recommended 6 miles 59 Main Street Wymondham LE14
2AG 01572 787587
Ball Braunston Good
food in the oldest pub in Rutland, lovely ambiance. recommended
atmosphere in Market square, pavement café feel. recommended
Exeter Arms and White
Hart, Lyddington Both excellent eating pubs in this picture
Finches, Hambleton Wonderful
Location outside terrace, good menu, often busy with private
parties 01572 756575
Fox & Hounds,
Exton Newly reburbished upmarket gastro
restaurant in a picturesque village just 1 mile away. Great
food, and comfy lounge. 01572 812403 2 miles
Fox & Hounds,
Knossington Excellent food & friendly atmosphere,
fabulous recommended check opening hours. 01664 452129
6 Somerby Road, Knossington Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8LY
Luffenham 01780 720991 1 Pinfold Ln, North
Luffenham, Oakham LE15 8LE recommended
Micro brewery, award winning beers, music occasionally.
Boozing shed atmosphere, busy, fun.
Hall Exquisite food &
surroundings, V. Expensive. A real experience
Horse & Jockey, Manton
right on the cycle track, good basic pub food, warm
welcome. 01572 737335 recommended
Wing Excellent Gastro Pub
Oakham in market square Oakham. Quirky Popular,
good beer, limited but good menu, recommended
Whitwell decor suspect, Excellent food.
Oakham Takeaway. Mill
street Good Chinese takeaway.
clipsham gastro pub, booking essential, or arrive
early to get a bar seat. Recommended
Excellent beer (Timothy Taylor's Golden Best!) good pub food,
proper locals pub.
India take your own
wine and enjoy the great friendly ambience. Superb food highly
Rutland Chinese ,
Oakham Good Chinese Food
Friendly proper Pub in Uppingham Market Square
Voujon Balti, Oakham
Great Indian cuisine recommended
Proper pub, decent grub, good beer. Recommended
Greetham Excellent food, great beers/ pub
recommended 4 miles
Oakham Good Hotel with Bistro in centre of
White Horse, Empingham
Pub Food and good beer 01780 460221 2 miles
Rutland FlyFishing Adventures
www.rutlandwaterflyfishing.co.uk for total beginners, improvers and
guiding for experienced anglers. Individuals, couples, groups and
corporate team building days.
Owl & Bird of
Prey Centre Great fun, Exton. Owls, Eagles,
Vultures, Red Indian Camp, axe throwing, Rutland Bowmen.
Gardens The famous gardens, just up
Egleton Main UK bird watching centre.
Whitwell Good quality bike hire, reasonable
Whitwell Climbing Rock & Assault course,
brilliant for kids
Whitwell Day hire, dinghies, windsurfing
Walking 19 or 25 miles around the lake.
Fishing Say no more!! See Rob!
www.rutlandwaterflyfishing.co.uk individuals, families, couples,
groups and corporate events.
Church Museum in ‘sunken’ church in Rutland Water
Oakham Great rural history
Castle Occasional events: Civil War re-enactment,
Knights, Medieval, Jousting
Rockingham USA style stadium, fast, rocar racing ‘Days of
House, Stamford. Lovely House with deer park & sculpture
(pronounced Beaver!) Best Castle in the area
Taxis 07740 741548
Cabs 01572 757891
Taxis 01572 756088
just up the road. Thatched
Interesting Saxon Church, site for the British Bird Fair, 2 miles.
Lyddington, Braunston, Knossington actually there are so many
picturesque villages, it’s best to just drive round & see them.
Rutland’s Market town
Even smaller very quaint, the shops
still close for lunch and have half day closing!!
Beautiful ancient town good
architecture, great Restaurants, pubs.
Hope you enjoy
your stay in England’s smallest county.
please call for assistance, I’m usually upstairs or down by the lake or
phone 07711 182853.
Please ask if
there’s anything you need.
between 8.00 and 9.30 am by arrangement
It’s usually a
full English breakfast but please let me know if you have any special
requests or dietary needs the evening before.
We can offer a
Barnsdale Breakfast home smoked
trout & scrambled eggs at a £3.50 premium.
is after 5.30pm or by arrangement