Georgina's Guidebook

Georgina

Georgina's Guidebook

Food scene
Friendly cafe with good food and fun ambience. Good for breakfast and lunch. Closes 3pm daily.
Café Ventoux
Friendly cafe with good food and fun ambience. Good for breakfast and lunch. Closes 3pm daily.
A warm welcome and good food at the local village pub just yards from Chestnut Cottage front door! Just be aware it’s closed Mondays and Tuesdays, and best to check for bank holidays.
Fox & Hounds
A warm welcome and good food at the local village pub just yards from Chestnut Cottage front door! Just be aware it’s closed Mondays and Tuesdays, and best to check for bank holidays.
Lovely cafe with great menu for brunch or lunch. A welcome stop-off after a walk or bike ride!
Cafe Nevill
12 Waterfall Way
Lovely cafe with great menu for brunch or lunch. A welcome stop-off after a walk or bike ride!
Excellent food for a celebration night out. They also have set menu options at lunchtime on weekdays for around £20 for two courses.
The Lake Isle
16 High St E
Excellent food for a celebration night out. They also have set menu options at lunchtime on weekdays for around £20 for two courses.
Great take-away for an easy option!
Choi's
3 North Street East
Great take-away for an easy option!
Fun venue with good food and a jolly atmosphere for a casual night out.
Don Paddy's
8 Market Pl
Fun venue with good food and a jolly atmosphere for a casual night out.
Sightseeing
Beautiful historic house and gardens. Don’t forget lunch at the Orangery restaurant to complete a lovely day out.
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Burghley House
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Beautiful historic house and gardens. Don’t forget lunch at the Orangery restaurant to complete a lovely day out.
A gentle track follows the 18 mile circumference of the reservoir and makes for a very pleasant bike ride. Plenty of great pubs en route! Bike rental is available at Whitwell - and also check them out for water sports options!
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Rutland Water
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A gentle track follows the 18 mile circumference of the reservoir and makes for a very pleasant bike ride. Plenty of great pubs en route! Bike rental is available at Whitwell - and also check them out for water sports options!
Very picturesque town with a regal, Georgian feel. There are lots of lovely cafes, shops and restaurants which you can peruse before a stroll around the grounds at Burghley House.
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Stamford
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Very picturesque town with a regal, Georgian feel. There are lots of lovely cafes, shops and restaurants which you can peruse before a stroll around the grounds at Burghley House.
Striking castle nestled in woodland, and has been occupied by the same family for 450 years! There are often family-friendly events held throughout the year, such as outdoor cinemas, artisan fairs and Christmas events.
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Rockingham Castle
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Striking castle nestled in woodland, and has been occupied by the same family for 450 years! There are often family-friendly events held throughout the year, such as outdoor cinemas, artisan fairs and Christmas events.
Picturesque series of locks with lovely walks along the canal or across the countryside.
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Foxton Locks
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Picturesque series of locks with lovely walks along the canal or across the countryside.
Great walks across an ancient parkland with deer and wildlife, as well as historic ruins of Lady Jane Grey’s house.
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Bradgate Park
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Great walks across an ancient parkland with deer and wildlife, as well as historic ruins of Lady Jane Grey’s house.

Conselho para os viajantes

Transporte
Groceries
The nearest supermarket is the Co-op in Uppingham, just a 10 minute drive away. If you need larger supermarket options, Market Harborough or Oakham have larger Aldi/ Tesco/ Waitrose options.
Não perca
Fish and Chip Van
The van arrives outside the door of Chestnut Cottage at 5.15 every Saturday. You’ll hear him coming when he beeps his horn!
Não perca
Uppingham Market
The market in Uppingham takes place every Friday. Stock up on fresh vegetables and fish from the friendly stall holders.
Não perca
Village Butcher
Doughty’s butcher is just around the corner from the cottage, and opens Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, usually 9-2. But be quick, the locals tend to snap it all up early!
Transporte
Electric Car Charging
Cafe Ventoux has an electric car charging point.
Não perca
Rutland Art Trail 2021
The open studio trail is taking place over September, with events throughout September. Search for Rutland Open Studios to find details of what’s on.