Rutland - The County of Good Taste
Planning a rural UK break or your next Staycation?
Rutland is England’s smallest and arguably prettiest county, and certainly lives up to its motto, Multum in Parvo (much in little); This rural escape is the perfect place to spend time enjoying the great outdoors. Rutland Water offers a multitude of leisure pursuits including watersports, cycling, fishing and bird watching, while Rutland’s many attractive villages, set in the wonderful English countryside, are home to picture postcard cottages and traditional country pubs.
The quaint towns of Oakham and Uppingham offer a range of individual boutiques; Uppingham is famed for it’s antiques and galleries, whilst the county town of Oakham offers a great mix of quality high street and independent shops – not to mention a castle!
Known as The County of Good Taste due to the plethora or fantastic local producers and providers – see our handy Food & Drink Map with cycling route and list of places to eat, drink and shop!