Cuckoo Barn Lodge

“Rural relaxation in a stylish three-bedroom property” - VisitEngland Assessor


Exton, Rutland

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In a tranquil, bucolic setting a couple of miles from Rutland Water, Cuckoo Barn Lodge is a modern barn-style property kitted out in relaxed rustic style. Three bedrooms on the ground floor staircase lead up to an expansive living/dining/kitchen space looking over meadows. The large decked terrace and gardens are ideal for alfresco BBQs.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Self-Catering
Gold Award
ROSE Award
Recommended for walkers
Recommended for cyclists
Recommended for pets and their owners
Recommended for families
Suitable for older and less mobile guests

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Cuckoo Barn Lodge
Cuckoo Barn,Tickencote Road,Exton,OAKHAM,Rutland,LE15 8BA
Phone : 01780 460114

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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