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.