Rutland Holiday Cottages

Do you fancy a cottage break in Rutland near Rutland Water, cycle paths, watersports and fabulous countryside? Pine lodge fishing holidays could be another treat.

Find a wonderful rural retreat or country cottage from which to discover some of the best of Rutland. Stay in a cottage or pine lodge so that you can be snug and contented when not out cycling, walking, sightseeing in Rutland and having a great holiday. Rutland is nestled between Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands and surrounded by more places to visit than you would ever want to.

Book a cottage or log cabin for a self-catering break in Rutland

All you need to do to reserve a cottage or log cabin for a self-catering break in Rutland is to contact the owners and pay a small deposit. This can be worth doing far in advance so that you can be sure of that break in Rutland when you really want to be there and the accommodation that you like best.

Holiday cottages near Rutland Water

It is understandable that holidaymakers want to rent accommodation near Rutland Water, a nature reserve which covers a total of 600 acres. Rutland Water is one of the main wildfowl sanctuaries in the UK and this large lake and reserve is therefore excellent for avid bird watchers.  There is a dedicated bird watching visitor centre and Ospreys can often be spotted.  In addition to this, with its fishing and sailing areas, Rutland Water attracts people who love to fly fish and those in search of boat trips or sailing.  There is a fishing lodge on site and a sailing club, also more fishing lodges set around lakes nearby.  If walking or cycling is more your thing, there are 25 miles of tracks with lovely views around Rutland Water.  There is also an Arboretum - so much to see and do during a week or weekend break in Rutland.

And there is more good news about self-catering holidays in Rutland

If you want to do a bit of shopping or eat out on your self catering break, there are a number of attractive market towns in Rutland, including Stamford, Oakham and Uppingham.  Stamford is a handsome market town with attractive historic stone buildings built from money made in the wool trade.  If you are interested in visiting English country houses, don’t miss Burghley house in Stamford.  There are a large number of pubs and restaurants in Stamford and nice walks by the river.  Oakham is the main town of Rutland and good for shopping.  Uppingham is another attractive market town with a good number of antique shops, great for bargain hunters. 

Although small in size, Rutland has lots to offer for country cottage holidays.  It is also conveniently located for visiting the pretty town of Melton Mowbray which is just over the border in Leicestershire and an easy 30 minute drive from Stamford.

Popular Property Types in Rutland

Looking to book a hot tub cottage in Rutland for a truly relaxing break? Or need to find dog-friendly accommodation in Rutland for a pooch-friendly holiday? Or maybe you want to book a luxury holiday home, a romantic sleeps 2 rental or a large holiday house for a group of friends and group holiday rental home looking to holiday in Rutland. Popular types of holiday cottages in Rutland include:

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Frequently Asked Questions about Rutland

Whether you want to rent a self-catering cottage, a lodge or a barn, Rutland is a wonderful area of Midlands and Central England to discover on a self-catering holiday. Guests choose to holiday in Rutland because of the stunning farmlands and rural areas, welcoming towns and villages including Barrowden, Cottesmore, Edith Weston, Empingham, Exton and Ketton and the area's unique tourist spots, sightseeing destinations of interest.
Some of the top attractions in Rutland Aqua Park Rutland, Rutland County Museum, Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre, Rutland Farm Park, Rutland Railway Museum, Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Stamford, The Rutland Vineyard
Some of the top activities in Rutland are fishing, sailing, surfing, horse riding, wind surfing
Country Cottages Online features 7 holiday cottages in Rutland for you to choose from, including dogs-allowed, child-friendly as well as a good number of rentals with leisure facilities to help you relax and facilities to keep you entertained on holiday. Prices for cottages in Rutland range from £570 to £3108 per week.