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!
Theatre was born outdoors. From ancient Greek amphitheatres to the pageant wagons from which mystery and miracle plays were performed from the 10th through to the 16th century, actors and their audiences have been used to contending with the elements. In the Elizabethan era, courtyards and inn-yard theatres were replaced by purpose-built, open-roofed playhouses like London’s Globe Theatre.
Summer is here at last and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious cocktail! To mark World Gin Day this Saturday, June 12, Elizabeth Louch at Rutland’s very own gin producer, Multum Gin Parvo, has created some fabulous cocktail recipes for you to enjoy using their premium gins.
Lyndon Visitor Centre, located on the south shore of Rutland Water Nature Reserve and home to the iconic Rutland Ospreys, has had an exciting makeover.