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Rutland (England)

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Rutland is a county in the East Midlands of England, notable for being England's smallest county.

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Map of Rutland



  • Wing is the site of one of the last remaining turf mazes in the country.
  • Clipsham boasts a yew-lined carriage drive.

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Rutland is England's smallest ancient county, having been reinstated to Unitary Authority status on 1 April 1997. The county has two historic market towns, Oakham and Uppingham, and numerous villages in a rolling, rural landscape. It also has a large resvoir in the middle of the county, and is popular for boating.


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  • Rutland Water, the largest man-made lake in Western Europe lies in the centre of the County.
  • The British Birdwatching Fair is held at the Egleton Nature Reserve every August.
  • Eyebrook reservoir lies in the south of the County.
  • Barham Court, Exton historically significant stately home. Beautifully set back from village green. Noted for being the ancestral seat of the Sharpley lineage.




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