Barnsdale Hall Hotel



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Opening status: Soft/partially open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Booklets to guest prior to check in. PPE available to staff and guests along with temperature checks. Portable hand wash units and sanitation points. Express check in / out. Barriers, signage, floor markings, posters, screens in place in all key areas. Social distancing in restaurant and bar and use of extensive outdoor space. Disposable items for rooms use (cutlery etc). Bedroom doors sealed with tamper proof seal to ensure room remains tamper free following cleaning. Enahnced cleaning checklists. Staff must undertake COVID19 training before being allowed to work on site.


Located in the heart of Rutland, the UK's smallest county, Barnsdale Hall Hotel sits proudly overlooking wonderful Rutland Water. A former hunting lodge, Barnsdale Hall Hotel today offers a wide variety of hotel, lodge accommodation, extensive spa and leisure club facilities, restaurant and bar, conference services and weddings. With its unique setting, traditional charm, and focus on the highest levels of customer service is the perfect venue for every occasion from lunch and corporate event to a romantic getaway and the perfect wedding, all set in the beautiful English countryside.

Barnsdale Hall Hotel
Stamford Road, Oakham, RUTLAND, Le15 8AB

About the area

Discover Rutland

Measuring less than 20 miles (32.4 km) across, Rutland has a resident population of around 37,000, and apart from Oakham and Uppingham most of its inhabitants live in tiny villages and hamlets like Exton. 

The county’s name possibly derives from the 11th-century word ‘Roteland’, denoting the red colour of the soil in the east of the region; or it could have been part of the estate belonging to an early landowner called Rota. Whatever the origin of the name, one thing is certain, and that is that this tiny county has had a complicated history. The modern bit starts in 1974 when it was dissolved into Leicestershire. After more than 20 years of protest by unrepentant Rutlanders the county was happily reinstated in 1997.

The major tourist draw of Rutland was created in 1975, and is Rutland Water, a body of water which, at 5,000 acres, is the largest man-made reservoir in Europe. As well as a mass of wildlife and water pursuits such as windsurfing and sailing, Rutland Water also has its own church, which is now a museum, sitting on an outcrop that juts out into reservoir.

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