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Sometimes referred to as the Cotswolds of the Midlands, Rutland has some special places to explore.

The countryside is rolling and green with the largest man made lake in the UK, at its heart. Rutland Water is a magnet for wildlife including the internationally important Osprey. Fishing, walking, cycling, birdwatching, riding, and many more rural pursuits are all synonymous with our county. The two market towns of Oakham and Uppingham are well worth a visit for their boutique shops and beautiful buildings and local produce. 


Welcome to the charming county town of Oakham, situated in the heart of the UK with its central location being the Whipper-In. This historic town is full of places of interest including the School, Castle, Buttercross (pictured), and many more. You’ll love the thriving market, variety of independent shops, great choice of places to eat, and the many sights to see. With a friendly, welcoming, and relaxed atmosphere, Oakham’s quaint charm is sure to win your heart. Plus, its close proximity to bigger towns, transport links, and countryside/rural escapes makes it the perfect base for your next adventure. We can’t wait to welcome you to Oakham!


Uppingham, known for its beautiful architecture, stunning scenery and friendly atmosphere, has a variety of independent shops, cafes and pubs, making it a great place to explore at a leisurely pace.

Visitors can take a stroll along the High Street and admire the historic buildings, such as the impressive St Peter and St Paul’s Church, which dates back to the 1200s. Uppingham is also home to the famous Uppingham School, founded in 1584, which has an impressive architecture of its own.


Rutland Water is a large man-made reservoir in the East Midlands. It’s a popular attraction with over 3,100 acres of water and a nature reserve spanning over 1,000 acres. Activities include sailing, windsurfing, fishing, cycling, and bird watching. Rutland Water has many rare bird species to see, including ospreys and wintering wildfowl. It’s perfect for a family day out, a weekend getaway or longer holiday.

To find out all the beautiful county of Rutland has to offer, please visit: www.discover-rutland.co.uk

For the best room rates please contact the hotel directly: 01572 756 971 or info@thewhipperin.co.uk

The Whipper-In, Market Place Oakham, Rutland LE15 6DT