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Phone: 01572 821 366
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Four star quailty self catering accommodation
 

 

Places of Interest

Rutland’s central location makes it an ideal place to stay during a holiday to the East Midlands.  Close at hand are a great range of fascinating places of interest.

 

Kirby Hall (English Heritage), Corby (12 miles from holiday cottage)

Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall is one of England's greatest Elizabethan and 17th century houses earlier owned by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I.
Kirby Hall
Open from 10.00am – 17.00pm
Ticket price adult £5.30

 

Lyddington Bede House (English Heritage) (2 miles from holiday cottage)

Lyddington Bede House

Set beside the church of the picturesque ironstone village of Lyddington, Lyddington Bede House originated as the medieval wing of a palace belonging to the Bishops of Lincoln. Visitors can wander through the bedesmen's rooms and view the former bishops' Great Chamber on the first floor, with its beautifully carved ceiling cornice.
Lyddington Bede House
Open from 10.00am – 17.00am
Ticket price adult - £4.20

 

Harringworth Viaduct (3 miles from holiday cottage)

Harringworth Viaduct

It is a railway viaduct which crosses the valley of the River Welland between Harringworth in Northamptonshire and Seaton in Rutland, England. It is 1,275 yards (1.166 km) long and has 82 arches, each of which has a 40 feet (12 m) span. It was completed in around 1878, and is the longest masonry viaduct across a valley in Britain.

 

Oakham Castle (8 miles from the holiday cottage)

Oakham CastleThe splendid Great Hall of Oakham Castle is one of the finest examples of late 12th century domestic architecture in England. The Great Hall is best known for its collection of commemorative horseshoes.
Tue - Fri 10.00 - 5.00
Sat 10.00 - 4.00
Sun & Mon - Closed
Bank Holiday Mondays - 10.00 - 4.00
Admission free.
5 miles away

 

 

Rockingham Castle (8 miles from the holiday cottage)

Rockingham Castle

OPENING TIMES
From Easter (4th April) to the end of May
Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays
June to September
Tuesdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays
Open 12 noon - 5pm. Grounds open at 12 noon. Castle opens at 1pm
Please note that the Castle and Grounds are CLOSED TO VISITORS ON SATURDAY'S
ADMISSION CHARGES 2010
House & Gardens:
Adults £8.50, Senior Citizens £7.50

 

Stamford Shakespeare Company

The Stamford Shakespeare Company

 

Burghley House (12 miles from holiday cottage)

Burghley House

Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587, the main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first floors. There are more than 80 lesser rooms and numerous halls, corridors, bathrooms and service areas. The lead roof extends to three quarters of an acre, restoration and rebuilding of which began in 1983 and took nearly ten years to complete. Visitor facilities include the Orangery Restaurant, Gift Shop, Gardens of Surprise and beautiful walks around the historic parkland laid out by Capability Brown and still occupied by a herd of fallow deer.
Burghley House
01780 752451

 

Belvoir Castle (12 miles from the holiday cottage)

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir castle pronounced “Beaver” dates back to Norman Times. It had been the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland for one Thousand years and is currently the family home of 11th Duke and Duchess and their five children.
The present castle is the fourth to have stood on the site since Norman times. The existing castle was completed in the early 19th century after previous buildings suffered complete or partial destruction during the Wars of the Roses, the Civil war and a major fire in 1816.
Please refer to the website for opening times and prices.
Belvoir Castle
01476 871002