The Rutland Magazine

Though the days turn cold and the nights draw in, we should not mourn; this time of year is full of riches and fun autumnal things to do. A standout local moment is the return of The Rutland Food and Drink Week, (p.13). From ‘Vino and Vinyl Weekend’ to the ever popular Farmers Market and ‘Rutland Day Celebration and Food Festival’, this week of celebration has something for everyone to enjoy.

The food and drink theme continues in this issue, as we talk to the fine folks at Everards of Leicestershire (p.52) to learn more about their history, the introduction of Everards Meadows, their first store and much more. We also meet Freddie Fenwick, Head Chef at The Lighthouse in Kibworth (p.49) and shine a spotlight on The Lake Isle in Uppingham (p.51).

Travel ideas are flowing throughout our pages as we take a look at iconic British locations to visit and offer some nearby luxury accommodation suggestions (p.18), with many suggestions brought to us by Pride of Britain Hotels. Our Travel Insider showcases some bucket list experience (p.57), we head for a weekend of fun in the sun at Meliá Jardines Del Teide and a romantic break in Rome (p.67).

Also this issue, we talk to writer and director Stefan Golaszewski and lead actor Sean Bean about their much talked about BBC show, Marriage (p.25), test drive the Aston Martin DBX707 (p.74) and learn to create a stylish tablescape with Elizabeth Stanhope (p.87).

There is so much to devour in this issue, so from everyone at The Rutland Magazine, please assemble a cheeseboard, pour a glass of red and enjoy!

A Better Brew

Based in Leicestershire, Everards state-of-the-art breweries, Beer Hall and shop sits on 70 acres of beautiful green space, named ‘Everards Meadows’ that they have opened to the public to enjoy. A traffic free route with quality cycling and pedestrian walkways connects the site to Leicester via the National Cycle Network. Home to an abundance of wildlife it is a great place to enjoy a pint or two!

Browns Hotel

From check-in to check out, Brown’s surpasses all expectations of a luxury London hotel and the service, is absolutely flawless. With staff that are not only passionate but also incredibly knowledgeable about their beloved hotel and who exude a genuine love for their jobs; a tightly run ship, but constant joy abound.

40 Winks with Pride of Britain Hotels

Pride of Britain Hotels understands that fewthings in life are more important than a goodnight’s sleep.
In celebration of their 40th birthday, they have launched 40 Sleep Specials from their hotels across the British Isles this autumn (from 1st September to 30th November 2022). Relaxation is the key to the slumber of your dreams,so with 40 blissful packages to choose from, Pride of Britain Hotels will whisk you away to a restful retreat where you can switch off, breathe easy, and reconnect with nature for a naturally restorative night’s sleep.

Hot Property



Mullions is one of the oldest and most characterful properties in this highly desirable Rutland village. The oldest part of the property was built circa 1550 and was sympathetically extended on both levels in 2005, making the house a perfect example of adapting modern living within a period property.

Spotlight on:
Lake Isle In Rutland

Situated in the centre of Uppingham, Lake Isle is surrounded by the beautiful Rutland countryside. Owners, Richard and Janine Burton have always worked in catering having started in market hotels.

The couple went on to purchase the Lake Isle after being guests themselves for several years.

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