district in the East Midlands in England, United Kingdom

Rutland is a county in the East Midlands of England, notable for being England's smallest county.

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Map of Rutland
Map of Rutland (England)

Villages Edit

  • 3 Empingham
  • 4 Hambleton   – village, surrounded by Rutland Water

Other destinations Edit

The villages around 1 Rutland Water.

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Rutland is England's smallest ancient county, having been reinstated to Unitary Authority status on 1 April 1997. The county has two historic market towns, Oakham and Uppingham, and numerous villages in a rolling, rural landscape. It also has a large reservoir in the middle of the county, and is popular for boating.

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  • 1 Rutland Water. The largest man-made lake in Western Europe lies in the centre of the County.    
  • The British Birdwatching Fair, LE15 8BT. Held at the Egleton Nature Reserve every August
  • Eyebrook reservoir lies in the south of the County.
  • Barham Court, Exton historically significant stately home. Beautifully set back from village green. Noted for being the ancestral seat of the Sharpley lineage.

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