Christmas in Rutland: Getting the Tree in Photos

17 December 2017

Christmas in Rutland: Getting the Tree in Photos

17 December 2017

Living in the countryside in picturesque Rutland always feels festive at this time of year and there really isn't anything more festive...

What's On in Rutland: Christmas 2017

8 December 2017

What's On in Rutland: Christmas 2017

8 December 2017

Tis the season to be Jolly! It's nearly Christmas in Rutland and the celebrations have already begun, are you ready to join in? W...

Uppingham's 111th Fatstock Show in Photos

1 December 2017

Uppingham's 111th Fatstock Show in Photos

1 December 2017

An event celebrated for 111th time in Uppingham's Market Place which has been held for many years, first recorded in 1889.  Uppingham&#...

A Visit to: MSK Osteopath, Uppingham

22 November 2017

A Visit to: MSK Osteopath, Uppingham

22 November 2017

Over the past couple of months, I have been visiting MSK Osteopath at Uppingham Surgery and Uppingham School Sports Centre for treatment...

What's on in Rutland: November

12 November 2017

What's on in Rutland: November

12 November 2017

The temperature in Rutland has dropped and the darker nights are here. Which means Winter is coming! November is a beautiful month to celeb...

Bonfire Night in Rutland | What's on?

30 October 2017

Bonfire Night in Rutland | What's on?

30 October 2017

Remeber, remember the 5th November! Bonfire Night is only a matter of days away, but where are you going to celebrate? We're here to ...

Where to go Pumpkin Picking!

17 October 2017

Where to go Pumpkin Picking!

17 October 2017

I've always wanted to go pumpkin picking as I am a big fan of Halloween. Last year I took it upon myself to search for a local farm whe...

What's On? Rutland Food & Drink Week 2017

13 October 2017

What's On? Rutland Food & Drink Week 2017

13 October 2017

From 21st to 29th October it's 'Rutland Food & Drink Week'! You may have noticed on social media that many local people a...

Halloween in Stamford & Rutland: Things to do

30 September 2017

Halloween in Stamford & Rutland: Things to do

30 September 2017

Autumn is here and Halloween is closely approaching. As a lover of Halloween myself, I'm always looking for spooky, creative or festive...

Harringworth Village Dog Show in Photos

23 September 2017

Harringworth Village Dog Show in Photos

23 September 2017

On Sunday 10th September, my partner and I headed over to Harringworth for their 'Companion Dog Show'. Before we walked down to the...

What's on in Rutland: September

8 September 2017

What's on in Rutland: September

8 September 2017

Found out 'What's On' in Rutland this month. Find out what's on in and around the county this September, with fun for a...

A Day at Burghley Horse Trials in Photos

1 September 2017

A Day at Burghley Horse Trials in Photos

1 September 2017

The start of Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials begins my favourite time of the year. Now in September, with the sun shining this year too, ...

Can you afford to buy a house in Rutland?

30 August 2017

Can you afford to buy a house in Rutland?

30 August 2017

Do you own a house in Rutland? Are you moving to Rutland? Maybe, you're hoping to buy your first home in Rutland? Well, would you l...

10 Places I Like to Eat at in Stamford & Rutland

25 August 2017

10 Places I Like to Eat at in Stamford & Rutland

25 August 2017

Eating out in and around the county is one of my favourite things to do in the evenings and on weekends. I enjoy dining out with friends an...

Nicole Hope Smith Wedding Fayres in Rutland

14 August 2017

Nicole Hope Smith Wedding Fayres in Rutland

14 August 2017

On 25th June we headed down to the stunning venue that is, Normanton Park Hotel for the first ever, Nicole Hope Smith Wedding Fayre . The ...

A Visit to: Mini Monsters Soft Play, Oakham

28 July 2017

A Visit to: Mini Monsters Soft Play, Oakham

28 July 2017

When I visited Mini Monsters Soft Play Area in Oakham I was surprised such an amazing place existed in Rutland, one I had not yet heard of....

Pitta Chips & Dips | Rutland Blogger Recipes

21 July 2017

Pitta Chips & Dips | Rutland Blogger Recipes

21 July 2017

Earlier in the month, I announced the new series I'm introducing to the blog, and that is ' The Rutland Blogger Recipes '. As a...

My Top 10: In and Around Rutland

18 July 2017

My Top 10: In and Around Rutland

18 July 2017

Having not posted on the blog in a couple of weeks (apologies about that!), I thought I would share a list of my favourite places to visit ...

BBC Antique Experts Visit Fotheringhay Raising £6,000

4 July 2017

BBC Antique Experts Visit Fotheringhay Raising £6,000

4 July 2017

At the weekend we stepped over the Rutland border and headed to the stunning local Northamptonshire village of Fotheringhay. On 2nd July al...

A Visit to: Lace & Pearl Bridal, Oakham

2 July 2017

A Visit to: Lace & Pearl Bridal, Oakham

2 July 2017

In June we headed down to Lace & Pearl Bridal at Oakham Enterprise Park to meet with the owner, Naomi Sparks-Wisden to take a look...

Things to do this Summer in Rutland

28 June 2017

Things to do this Summer in Rutland

28 June 2017

Find out 'What's On' this Summer in Rutland!

What's on this Weekend in Rutland?

23 June 2017

What's on this Weekend in Rutland?

23 June 2017

Find out 'What's On' this weekend in and around Rutland.

Restaurant Review: Mill Street Pub & Kitchen, Oakham

16 June 2017

Restaurant Review: Mill Street Pub & Kitchen, Oakham

16 June 2017

 At the start of the month, I visited Mill Street Pub & Kitchen in Oakham for the first time. I've heard nothing but great things ...

An Introduction to: Two Chimps Coffee, Oakham

9 June 2017

An Introduction to: Two Chimps Coffee, Oakham

9 June 2017

I recently visited Two Chimps , a coffee company in Rutland. If you love coffee, then you're going to be very excited about the launch ...

Baby & Children Activity Groups around Rutland

5 June 2017

Baby & Children Activity Groups around Rutland

5 June 2017

We asked our readers what they would like us to feature on our blog, and we had a great request from a lady called Steph. She is a new Mum ...

A Visit to: Aqua Park Rutland

3 June 2017

A Visit to: Aqua Park Rutland

3 June 2017

A few weeks ago I visited Aqua Park Rutland 's press day, and last weekend it officially opened for 2017 - but this time it's bigge...

A Visit to: Two Birds Gin Making Workshop

26 May 2017

A Visit to: Two Birds Gin Making Workshop

26 May 2017

Earlier this month I visited the Two Birds Workshop in Market Harborough. Two Birds Spirits is a local British spirits brand who distill ...

Restaurant Review: Cosy Club, Stamford

19 May 2017

Restaurant Review: Cosy Club, Stamford

19 May 2017

Stamford is one of my favourite places in the area, and somewhere I visit often. Not in Rutland, it's around 20-minute drive from Uppin...

A Visit to: HC Hair Studio, Oakham

12 May 2017

A Visit to: HC Hair Studio, Oakham

12 May 2017

Hannah Coxhead Hair Studio has been located on Melton Road in Oakham since 2013 and has become one of Oakham's most popular hair salon...

What's on in Rutland: May

4 May 2017

What's on in Rutland: May

4 May 2017

Found out 'Wh at's On' in Rutland this month.

Walking in Rutland

2 May 2017

Walking in Rutland

2 May 2017

Did you know that May is 'National Walking Month' and in Rutland, we have the perfect surroundings for joining in with our stunning...

16 Facts about Rutland

23 April 2017

16 Facts about Rutland

23 April 2017

There are so many things to love about Rutland and I'm constantly proud of our county as a whole. I  previously wrote a piece for Metr...

12 places to visit for Afternoon Tea in Rutland

21 April 2017

12 places to visit for Afternoon Tea in Rutland

21 April 2017

Did you know that 21st April marks National Tea Day in UK ? We thought as a nation of tea lovers, why don't we celebrate with a blog ...

Uppingham Stonemasonry Apprentice could be titled 'The UK's Best'

20 April 2017

Uppingham Stonemasonry Apprentice could be titled 'The UK's Best'

20 April 2017

Theo Brogan could be titled Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2017 after making it through to the final round. Theo works for Uppingham Stone and i...

Easter in Rutland | Things to do

12 April 2017

Easter in Rutland | Things to do

12 April 2017

This weekend it's time to celebrate Easter and the bank holiday. I thought I'd collect together the things that are going on in and...

Dog Friendly Pubs in and around Rutland

5 April 2017

Dog Friendly Pubs in and around Rutland

5 April 2017

As a dog owner I'm always searching for dog friendly pubs around the area that we can visits with friends and family after a walk or so...

Breakfast at Don Paddy's in Uppingham

2 April 2017

Breakfast at Don Paddy's in Uppingham

2 April 2017

In March, Don Paddy's (which is located in Uppingham Market Place) launched their all-new Brunch Menu. When I heard about this I thoug...

What we love about Rutland

31 March 2017

What we love about Rutland

31 March 2017

In celebration of Rutland's 20th anniversary of independence we asked our readers what they love about our very special county, Rutland...

What's on in Rutland: April

28 March 2017

What's on in Rutland: April

28 March 2017

Found out 'What's On' in Rutland this month. 01/04/2017 Rutland's 20th Anniversary of Independence At: Oakham Castl...

Rutland's 20th Anniversary | What's On: 1st April

26 March 2017

Rutland's 20th Anniversary | What's On: 1st April

26 March 2017

On 1st April Rutland celebrates its 20th Anniversary of independence and there is lots going on in the county to commemorate 20 years of Ru...

Restaurant Review: The George & Dragon, Seaton

22 March 2017

Restaurant Review: The George & Dragon, Seaton

22 March 2017

The George & Dragon Country Inn  is situated in the heart of one of Rutland's picturesque villages, Seaton. With the building datin...

Mother's Day Gift Guide | Shopping in Uppingham

21 March 2017

Mother's Day Gift Guide | Shopping in Uppingham

21 March 2017

One of my favourite things about living in Uppingham is the great offering it has when it comes to buying gifts and treats for friends and ...

A Visit to: Rutland Cookery School, Oakham

20 March 2017

A Visit to: Rutland Cookery School, Oakham

20 March 2017

Last week I visited Rutland Cookery School ran by Chef, Robin Stewart. Located in Oakham Enterprise Park the school is position on the lef...

Local friends to Run 6 Marathons in Sahara Desert in 6 Days

17 March 2017

Local friends to Run 6 Marathons in Sahara Desert in 6 Days

17 March 2017

Local friends, Bruce Donald (44) and Tom Dove (27) are taking part in one of the worlds toughest challenges on 7th April in Sahara Desert c...