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  • Top 10 winter strolls

    26th November 2020

    As the days shorten, we still want to get out for some fresh air but probably not tramp across muddy fields. Here we pick our favourite 10 strolls that can all be done within an hour or so, generally along park, forest or reservoir tracks with good surfaces, which means they are more suitable for less-able/younger walkers. Check for Covid restrictions if you plan to visit any of the cafes.

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  • This area is blessed with a flourishing group of traditional butcher shops serving up incredible beef, tasty lamb, succulent pork, delicious poultry and even the odd squirrel! Deborah Pennell visits a selection of them

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  • Amander Meade meets Albarden, a former racehorse that found his forever home with local rider and business owner, Helen Smith, who runs Albar’s Den boutique in Oakham

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  • Local people: Adam Croft

    25th October 2020

    Best-selling author Adam Croft is a great fan of Rutland and a frequent visitor. The county has provided much inspiration for his fiction, especially his latest literary success, the acclaimed thriller ‘What Lies Beneath’

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  • Half-term activities

    23rd October 2020

    A fun roundup of outdoor adventures and activities for the whole family this half term. Louise Goss looks at what’s happening locally to keep everybody entertained. HALLOWEEN TRAILS Barnsdale Gardens…

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  • The Chubby Castor

    24th September 2020

    This winner of a restaurant in the village of Castor, around 4 miles west of Peterborough, combines picture-postcard architecture and a relaxed, welcoming approach with exceptional cuisine showcasing fresh, seasonal, local ingredients

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  • Christmas menus

    24th September 2020

    This Christmas, more than ever, booking ahead and careful planning are required to make sure that you have the festive get together that you deserve after such a challenging year.

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