Rutland

The smallest county in England, Rutland has only two towns: Oakham, famed for its castle, and Uppingham, known for  upmarket shopping, galleries and antique shops. At the centre of the county is Rutland Water, a man-made reservoir and nature reserve. Despite being small, Rutland has the motto "much in little" and definitely provides lots to do, including family activities and outdoor pursuits.

Rutland - The Travelling Reader

Places to visit

 

Rutland Water, Oakham Castle, Rutland Railway Museum, Rutland Water Nature Reserve.

Bookshelf

Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Peter F Hamilton

Louise Doughty

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