The Boot & Shoe is a country pub in the village location in South Luffenham close to Oakham. The Boot & Shoe offers fine cask ales home cooked food and value bed & breakfast accommodation.
Oakham is a pretty traditional English market town bustling with activity and current holder of a coveted Britain in Bloom award. Packed with heritage there's plenty to see in Oakham which makes it ideal for a day trip or short break in the UK; Rutland County Museum is a great place to start displaying the fascinating history of the town together with unusual exhibits including a set of gallows! A visit to Oakham Castle by the Market Place provides the clues to why there is an intriguing collection of over 200 horseshoes hanging from the walls. The architecture of Oakham School is stunning and a major landmark in the town.
Founded in 1584 it is a highly regarded public school which has seen its fair share of famous pupils. Wander through the Market Place on a Wednesday or Saturday to find a market selling the best local produce meats cheeses bread and eggs. Look out for the unusual stocks and the town pump beneath the Butter Cross.
If possible coincide your Rutland holiday with the 3rd Saturday of every month when a Farmers' Market comes to Gaol Street in Oakham. A host of quality produce direct from the farmer assures quality and less food miles for consumers' conscience. This is a great addition to a weekend break in Rutland.
Model rail enthusiasts can admire Oakham Signal Box used by Airfix as the template for all their models.When it's time to eat in Oakham the choice is wide and appealing; dining here is a stylish experience; from cafes and tea bars to restaurants and pub food there is an excellent range of quality outlets.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the South Luffenham area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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