Luxury Stays in Rutland


Rutland is England’s smallest county, but packs an immense amount of charm, across it’s woodland glades and waterside retreats. When you’re done exploring Rutland, what better way to relax than with luxury accommodation? Today we’re exploring our top picks for luxury stays in Rutland.

Rutland Hall Spa & Hotel

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Our first choice is Rutland Hall Hotel, a beautiful former 19th century country home, nestled on the shores of Rutland Water. Guests can enjoy exquisite interior design through charming bedrooms, with scenic views of Rutland Water and the countryside.

These same scenic views make it the ideal choice for weddings, events and conferences, with extensive indoor and outdoor space for entertaining, dining and celebrating.

The hotel’s 65 acre grounds are home to many leisure activities, including golf and water-sports. At the end of the day, guests can unwind in the hotel’s spa, which offers a fantastic selection of both hair and skin treatments for men and women.

Guests love...
• Peaceful ambience.
• Easy access to Rutland Water.
• Spa facilities.

The Falcon Hotel

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

This 16th century inn is situated in the heart of historic Uppingham. Guests can enjoy brightly designed rooms, which combine the best of antique stylings with modern furnishings, to deliver unparalleled comfort.

Throughout the Falcon’s restaurant offer exceptional cuisine, developed by the hotel’s in-house chefs, using only the finest local produce Rutland has to offer. Private dining spaces are also available for groups; ideal for up to 130 guests.

The garden terrace also plays host to musicians throughout the warmer months – perfect for relaxing with a drink after a long day’s hiking or cycling.

Guests love...
• Historic charm.
• Great central location.

Barnsdale Lodge

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Barnsdale Lodge is over 250 years old, with heaps of rustic charm, set in an idyllic location the north shores of Rutland Water. Each room is individually designed, offering picturesque views of the green rolling English countryside.

Dining is available, with seasonal, local ingredients curated by Head Chef David Bukowicki, to create exceptional cuisine, with both indoor and outdoor dining spaces available. Barnsdale Lodge is also ideal for weddings, with a range of luxurious wedding packages available.

Barnsdale Lodge is also a pet friendly hotel, ideal for dog lovers who don’t wish to leave their furry friends at home.

Guests love...
• Friendly, helpful staff.
• Great dining options.
• Cosy interiors.

Rutland Airbnbs

It’s possible that none of the hotels listed here fit your needs. In this scenario, you might want to look into Airbnb. Many Airbnbs can accommodate large groups, making them ideal for special getaways where privacy is essential: Here are some of our favourite luxury Rutland Airbnbs:

Well Cottage

This quaint Grade II listed cottage is perfect for couples and families looking to escape to the country, with Rutland Water just a short drive away. Guest can enjoy bright open plan living space, with a cosy log burner for those Cold winter months.

The Haybarn

This luxurious retreat is ideal for families or small groups, with easy access to many of Rutland’s best attractions. Guest can enjoy stunning view of the Welland Valley, with fresh contemporary interior spaces.

18th Century Pub

This converted pub is full of rustic charm, with elegant interiors that can accommodate up to 9 guests. The property includes a private garden, filled with lush fruit trees; perfect for unwinding in the sun with a cold drink.


Do you have any picks for top stays in Rutland? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.