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County - Rutland | Map
Tel code: 01572 | code search
Postcode: LE15 | code search
Population: 400
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Blue Ball Inn
"the blue ball inn is a beautiful 17th century pub and very well looked after it is so inviteing the staff are very polite and helpful.The food my wife and ..." More

Gable Cottage
"We loved staying at Gable Cottage. Our accommodation was very comfortable and clean. The setting is delightful. The village is very pretty. The local inn is the perfect place for ..." More

Old Plough
"Lovely stay warm and friendly. Superb food and ale at good prices. New owners and managers doing great job. And dont forget RUTLAND WATER is close by.

Date visited: 08/12/08 ..." More

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The small village of Braunston-in-Rutland stands on high ground near the River Gwash, about four miles south-west of the lovely old Rutland market town of Oakham, the village bordering Leicestershire on its western boundary. It is found down little lanes that as well as Oakham connect it to the A47, the A6003, and more distantly the B6047. Many of the settlementís cottages and houses are built of local stone or mellow brick, some of these buildings dating from the early 17th century, Quaintree Hall perhaps slightly earlier. Of far earlier date, in fact begun in the 12th century, is the village church of All Saints, a pleasing structure in its circular churchyard that like most village churches has been added to and altered through the centuries. One such project in 1920 unearthed a fascinating artefact, the so-called Braunston Goddess, an evidently ancient figure that has been suggested as a Celtic piece, though to untutored eyes it has an almost African style. Though the population is below the 400 mark, Braunston supports two pubs: The Blue Ball is a pretty 17th century building of whitewashed walls and thatched roof; The Old Plough is of warm brick.

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Old Plough (0.10 miles)

Old Plough

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A unique picturesque 18th century inn situated close to Rutland Water, only 1 mile from the county town of Oakham. The Old Plough is within easy reach of Nottingham, Peterborough and ... More

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The Old Plough (0.14 miles)

The Old Plough

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A unique picturesque 18th century inn situated close to Rutland Water, only 1 mile from the county town of Oakham. The Old Plough is within easy reach of Nottingham, Peterborough and ... More

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America Lodge (1.23 miles)

America Lodge
America Lodge is a beautiful 19th century farmhouse available to rent in England's smallest county Set overlooking the Chater valley with views of classic rolling English countryside in a charming and secluded setting with ... More | visit website
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the garden room (2.09 miles)

the garden room
Refurbished to a high standard, this centrally heated accommodation is all on ground level and comprises of a comfortable spacious lounge/dining room with TV/CD; a well equipped kitchen; a large bedroom with double bed; ... More | visit website
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Lord Nelsons House (2.11 miles)

Lord Nelsons House

The Lord Nelson's House is one of Rutlandís premier dining establishments and hotels. Nestled in the corner of Market Square, Oakham it boasts four individually designed bedrooms and a simply scrumptious restaurant. Adored by ... More | visit website

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Old Wisteria Hotel (The) (2.11 miles)

Old Wisteria Hotel (The)

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Set in the Rutland county town of Oakham, this attractive house was originally a cottage and has been carefully extended over the years to include private dining, residents lounge, and ... More | visit website

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Noel Arms (2.67 miles)

Noel Arms

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Come to the Noel Arms for great traditional pub food; fresh produce locally sourced by chef Dave Cox, and served at reasonable prices; especially good deals at early doors. Booking ... More

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Kimbles Cottage (3.53 miles)

Kimbles Cottage

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Perfect for family get togethers whatever the season, this wonderful and spacious property boasts lovely countryside views and a large and delightful garden just 5 minutes' drive ... More

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The Old Rectory (3.82 miles)

The Old Rectory

Welcome to the Old Rectory in the quiet conservation village of Belton located just off the A47, 5 mins from Uppingham, halfway between Leicester and Peterborough
- Probably the best value B&B in Rutland. 4 ... More | visit website

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Hambleton Hall (4.34 miles)

Hambleton Hall
Hambleton Hall, with spectacular views overlooking Rutland Water, is small and personal and more than any other hotel seems to convey the illusion of staying in an immaculately run Victorian country house.

According to all of ... More | visit website

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