Originally created by Geoff Hamilton for the Gardeners’ World TV show, Barnsdale is home to 38 pocket-sized, themed garden ‘rooms’, built in his trademark, practical style, and full of inspiration for garden-lovers of all ages. Go for great ideas for your own outside spaces or simply have fun exploring- there magical hidden corners, ponds full of tadpoles and newts, and an allotment with chickens and giant organically grown veg.
Peterborough Cathedral is widely recognised as one of the finest Norman cathedrals in England. It is the burial place of Katharine of Aragon and also Mary, Queen of Scots, who was later reinterred at Westminster Abbey.
Luxury eco-lodges tucked away on the superb Greetham Valley estate near Rutland Water. Each property has three bedrooms sleeping 6 with two bathrooms.
Price from £335
Rutland County Museum, located on Catmos Street in Oakham, is the perfect introduction to the smallest county in England.
Price from £0
Rocks by Rail – formerly know as Rutland Railway Musuem, is situated 4 miles from Oakham and tells the local story of how private railways were used in the local ironstone extraction industry to move the extracted stone on the first part of its journey to the distant steelworks. It takes visitors back to the days before mass road transport when most minerals were was carried by rail and quarries had their own rail system.
Price from £4
Overlooking Rutland Water and the undulating hills of Englands smallest county, this former 17th Century farmhouse adjacent to the estate of the Earl of Gainsborough, is an idyllic retreat for anyone wishing to escape.
Price from £85
Situated on farm a in the Welland valley, situated in the parishes of Caldecott and Lyddington in Rutland, about three miles south of Uppingham. We have two barns accommodating 8 people each available to book.
The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, RUTLAND, LE15 8AH, United Kingdom
Minster Precincts, Peterborough, Cambs, PE1 1XS, United Kingdom
Rutland Lodges at Greetham Valley
Wood Lane, Greetham, Rutland, LE15 7SN, United Kingdom
Rutland County Museum
Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP, United Kingdom
Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum
Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road, Cottesmore, Rutland, LE15 7FF, United Kingdom
Barnsdale Lodge Hotel
Barnsdale Avenue (adj), Oakham LE15 8AB, UK
Fairchilds Holiday Lets
Lyddington Road, Caldecott, Market Harborough LE16 8TE, UK