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The 8 best places to live in Rutland

The results are in! See where you voted as the best place to live in Rutland.

England’s smallest county it may be, but what Rutland lacks in size it makes up for in charm, character and a sense of community. Dotted with attractive old stone cottages and cosy pubs, it’s also home to the largest man-made lake in Europe.

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Uppingham

Voted by The Sunday Times as the best place to live in the Midlands this year, Uppingham has it all. Traditional houses at affordable prices, excellent schools, it's quietly attractive and has lots of community spirit.

1

Oakham

Fabulous shopping, charming buildings, beautiful pubs, contemporary and modern homes - there's so much to love about this charming town.

8

Cottesmore

This picturesque village is mentioned in the Domesday book and has streets lined with pretty thatched cottages and delightful countryside walks on the doorstep.

5

Ketton

Fancy leaving the hustle and bustle of the city for winding country lanes, and charming houses? Consider Ketton.

3

Hambleton

Impressive views, scenic walks and one of the UK's finest country house hotels, if you love the good life - and can afford to live it - Hambleton is definitely for you.

6

Edith Weston

A delightful sought after village on the south shore of Rutland. Edith Weston may be small, but it's picturesque and has a big heart.

7

Greetham

Cosy local pubs, a thriving village shop and a great golf course nearby, Greetham is an idyllic country location.

4

Exton

Perhaps one of the most beautiful villages in Rutland with pretty stone cottages and an award-winning bakery to boot.