The smallest county in England offers big benefits. A fantastic place to live, it combines a charming rural feel with plenty of activities and great accessibility.

The focal point of the county is the bustling market town of Oakham, home to unique shops and boutiques, as well as a twice-weekly market.

Scattered throughout the rest of Rutland's countryside are smaller villages in beautiful settings. All this is within easy reach of larger centres of employment and public amenities, thanks to an excellent public transport system.

Beautiful countryside and towns are just part of the county’s appeal. Walking and wildlife attract local people and visitors to peaceful Rutland Water, Oakham castle is full of history, and the area has a host of tranquil gardens, museums and country houses.

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