With the local woodlands displaying an array of reds, oranges, yellows and greens, and crispy brown leaves to crunch underfoot, it’s the ideal time to explore all that our little county has to offer. So, why not book yourself into a cosy B&B, a self-catering cottage or lodge, or treat yourself to a stay in one of our lovely independent hotels? We can promise you a warm welcome and the opportunity to discover a little-known rural county with a huge amount of character.
Changing colours in the trees, the crackling of leaves underfoot and different scents in the air, Autumn is a season for the senses. Although the temperatures may feel as though they’re dipping after our Indian summer, there’s a comfort in reuniting with a favourite jacket, pulling on your boots and striding out in these autumn days.
Picnic time is here again! Time to dig out the picnic basket and cool box and fill them with delicious goodies ready for some al fresco fun in the sun. The great thing about Rutland is that you don’t have to travel too far to find a perfect picnic spot with an attractive view and plenty of space to spread out.
The work and achievements of the team at Rutland’s Barnsdale Gardens has received special recognition with a Prestige Award from Corporate Livewire.
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!