Enjoy tennis on a break in Rutland

Tennis fans will become glued to their TV screens for Wimbledon fortnight which starts on Monday June 28. If it has inspired you to pick up a racquet and you fancy a break in Rutland, book yourself a stay at Barnsdale Hall Hotel. It has six fabulous tennis courts, two of which are newly resurfaced and floodlit!

When not playing tennis, there are lots of other activities to attract you at Rutland Water, choose from sailing, stand up paddle boarding, falconry, bird watching, fly fishing, golf, or cycling, all of which are available close by. The well-known Barnsdale Gardens alos offer a quintessentially English experience – and the historic market towns of Oakham, Uppingham, Stamford and Melton Mowbray are a short drive away.

Opt for a stay in one of the individually-designed rooms in the main hotel building – many of which have spectacular views of Rutland Water – or book the family into a lodges or apartments which sleep from two to eight people. You’ll be able to relax and unwind in the evenings in the Brasserie Restaurant which offers a selection of dishes prepared using seasonal local produce.

Barnsdale Hall Hotel are also offering Wimbledon Afternoon Tea for £25 Per person – the perfect mid-summer treat! Highlights include finger sandwiches with four different styles of filling, with sweet treats including Valrhona dark chocolate and coconut fudge tennis ball cake pops, organic heritage carrot Wimbledon centre court cake, and English strawberry and crème pat tart on sable. Wimbledon Afternoon Tea is available from June 28 to Sunday July 11, between 12pm- 5pm.

You can book your stay – and a Wimbledon Afternoon Tea by calling 01572 75790.

Whose turn is it to serve?!