Explore stylish boutiques, discover the delight of hand crafted gifts, uncover the hidden treasures of antique shops and stock up on locally produced gourmet delicacies.
Rutland is proud to support such varied talent and entrepreneurial spirit of its shopkeepers, market traders and craftsmen and women. It’s wonderful to spend time browsing amongst the historical buildings that house many of our shops and indulging in the very British pasttime of afternoon tea to revive flagging spirits!
Discover the Secrets of our Market Towns
Nestled amongst the myriad of streets and side-alleys, Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford offer a treasure trove of independent fashion boutiques, stylish gift shops, cosy cafe’s, high class art, exquisite antique shops and everything your home and family could need.
If you love a Garden Centre outing, you can fill a whole week with Rutland’s choice of Garden Centres!
Located in the heart of Rutland near Oakham and close to Ashwell, The Rutland Garden Village is home to a fantastic garden centre, cafe, a large children’s play structure and a small collection of retailers, including;
Rutland Sewing, who sells a vast range of habidashery supplies and offers many specialised workshops;
Barefoot Sunday, a beautifully curated interiors and lifestyle store
Plus many more.
Rutland Village, Ashwell Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7QN
Tucked away in the quaint and picturesque village of Wymondham, just north of Rutland, is Wymondham Windmill. With it’s welcoming tea room and lovely collection of shops, it’s a splendid place to pop in to with the children. There’s a playground, playhouse and large grassy area, a small vehicle track for younger children and a woodland puzzle trail through their two acre woodland of Native British Trees.
Butt Lane, Wymondham, LE14 2BU