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Click the map for tourism ideas Dating back to 1159 as a county of England in the East Midlands, Rutland was lumped in with Leicestershire by some numpty in the government in 1974 but reverted back to it’s original name in 1997. Just 17 miles wide and 18 miles North to South it is the smallest historical county in England. Largely rural farmland Rutland has four rivers, the River Chater, Eye Brook, River Gwash and River Welland. Home to grade I listed Lyddington Bede House and grade II* listed Tolethorpe Hall along with Rutland Water one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe.
Fox & Hounds

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19 The Green, Exton, Rutland LE15 8AP. Tel: 01572 811032
Early 18th century grade II listed inn set in a delightful village setting.
Kings Arms

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13 Top Street, Wing, Rutland LE15 8SE. Tel: 01572 737634
Rustic grade II listed building dating back to 1694 and close to Rutland Water. The Kings Arms has its' own smoke house so you can expect excellent food along with some great local ales.
Noel At Whitwell

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Main Street, Whitwell, Rutland LE15 8BW. Tel: 01780 460347
Thatched 17th century grade II listed inn close to Rutland Water. The Noel serves excellent food, good ale and has it's own waterfall in the garden.
Olive Branch

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Main Street, Clipsham, Rutland LE15 7SH. Tel: 01780 410355
Rustic village inn located in the tiny County of Rutland close to the Lincolnshire border. The Olive Branch serves excellent food in a friendly atmosphere with a very professional service.
White Horse Inn
2 Main Street, Empingham, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8PS. Tel: 01780 460221
Village pub very close to Rutland Water, well known for fine food.