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County - Rutland | Map
Tel code: 01572 | code search
Postcode: LE15 | code search
Population: 50
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The Noel at Whitwell
"enjoyed our stay here at the noel. arrived on friday night for a wedding on saturday. Had a nice pre-wedding meal in the restaurant and a few drinks in the ..." More

The Noel at Whitwell
"Visited for the first time and we thought our meals were excellent - individually prepared, good ingredients, well presented and delicious - and we felt quite good value. Also well ..." More

The Noel at Whitwell
"i would like to say to the pervious review that maybe you are wrong. I have looked on numerous sites about this pub before i took my family there to ..." More

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Whitwell is a village in the rural county of Rutland. It can be found about four miles north east of the town of Oakham, on the northern shores of the large reservoir at Rutland Water. The village of Whitwell makes the somewhat dubious claim of being twinned with Paris. In actual fact, the Mayor of Paris did not actually ever agree to the twinning. The villagers wrote to the Mayor of Paris requesting the twinning and giving only a short deadline. As no response had been received by the deadline, the villagers unilaterally declared the village to be twinned with Paris. They erected wooden road signs showing this and these were later replaced by metal ones by Rutland District Council. Whitwell is actually one of the smallest villages in the county of Rutland, there are only 19 houses! There is, however, a Public House and a Hotel (The Whitwell Hotel). Accommodation in Whitwell can also be found in the form of self catering accommodation at Pear Tree Cottage. Bed and breakfast can be had at The Noel@Whitwell; The Noel@Whitwell is the only place in the village serving food. There are also barbecues in the summer, as well as a Beer Garden & Patio area.

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Rutland Water Cruises: 'Rutland Belle'

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The Noel at Whitwell

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Rutland Cycle Hire(Cycling)

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The Noel at Whitwell (0.06 miles)

The Noel at Whitwell

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Come for a taste of the Noel ˆ we do light lunches and quick bites through to long relaxed dinners. There‚s something for everyone, we use fresh local produce and feature daily ... More

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Barnsdale Lodge Hotel & Restaurant (1.26 miles)

Barnsdale Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

Barnsdale Lodge Hotel has been in Thomas Noel's family since 1760 and formed part of the adjoining Exton Park, seat of the Earls of Gainsborough. Formerly a farmhouse, Barnsdale Lodge was converted by Thomas in 1989. ... More | visit website

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Barnsdale Hall Hotel & Country Club (1.28 miles)

Barnsdale Hall Hotel & Country Club

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Our hotel is a magnificent Grade II listed building set in a conservation area in in the English county of Rutland.
The Barnsdale Hall Hotel is also located in landscaped gardens overlooking ... More

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Hambleton Hall (1.51 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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Normanton Park Hotel (1.74 miles)

Normanton Park Hotel

This 3-star hotel is situated in the picturesque county of Rutland, Leicestershire. Standing majestically next to the shores of Rutland Water, only 8 miles from the market town of Oakham, it offers easy access from ... More | visit website

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The Wilderness (1.83 miles)

The Wilderness

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Luxurious Bed & Breakfast in large country house with spectacular views situated on edge of picturesque village. Adjacent to Rutland Water, Europe's largest man made lake and close to Cambridge, ... More

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The Tithe Barn (3.33 miles)

The Tithe Barn
Cottesmore is a picturesque stone village in the unspoilt county of Rutland; with its own pub (The Sun Inn); village stores; post office; fish and chip takeaway and café; and a Ford Dealership with petrol ... More | visit website
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Greetham Valley Hotel (3.51 miles)

Greetham Valley Hotel

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Within 276 acres (1.12 km²) of beautiful Rutland countryside, easily reached from the A1 and close to Rutland Water, the hotel has 2 of the best golf courses in the Midlands. Greetham ... More

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the garden room (3.74 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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Old Wisteria Hotel (The) (3.79 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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An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men. - Charles Darwin
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