.Summer isn’t summer without an afternoon tea. Perfect for a special occasion, like a birthday, a graduation, or simply catching up with friends or family members. We have some mouthwatering options here in Rutland…

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.

Now is a great time to have a go at fishing ­in Rutland – and if you’re already a keen angler, why not invite your friends along too for an enjoyable day, or better still, a fishing weekend?

Boasting numerous benefits, not least the opportunity it brings to spend social time outside, golf is even more popular than it has ever been.

Here in Rutland we’re lucky to have some fabulous golf courses with scenery so stunning that you might even be distracted from your game! So now that the warmer months stretch ahead of us and Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, what better time to take up golf?