Rutland is the smallest county in England with 53 villages and just two towns: Oakham and Uppingham. Uppingham is the smaller town , and many would argue that it is the prettier of the two. It's an ideal place to come to eat or to generally mooch about in the many independent shops & galleries.
DESIGN & STYLE SHOPS
(click on photo and then on 'go to link' for shop websites)
FOOD AND DRINK
(click on photo and then click on website links for menus)
ANTIQUE SHOPS & SECOND HAND BOOK SHOPS
(The apartment is 5 minutes walk from the school)
More facts about Uppingham and Rutland
Rutland is the only county in England not to have a McDonalds!
Uppingham market day is on a Friday
It is about a 15 minute drive (8-9 miles) to the car parks on the North shore of Rutland Water
DATES FOR 2019
12-16 March - Lent Fair (funfair in the streets of Uppingham)
Sunday 28th April classic cars meet in Uppingham for the Stilton Cheese Classic Car Run
Sunday 16th June on 'Feast Day', food stalls set up along High Street East and there is live music in the Market Place
Sunday 4th August (Tod's Piece) Uppingham Flower, Fete & Produce Show