The Falcon Hotel
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We have signed up to a new online bookings system for our restaurant to enable us to have greater control over the number of covers. Also reduced need for paper and pen behind reception and on the bars. New pre-arrival emails to be issued to accommodation &guests to explain our measures being undertaken. Outside dining and drinking space has been increased to offer a greater number of guests the option to sit outside, rather than indoors. Main hotel areas have been re-painted in scrubbable paint so that the walls can be sanitised. Reduction of menu to ensure better workflow in the kitchen, and reduce the risk of cross contamination during food preparation Re-furbished staff areas to reduce risk of harbouring bacteria.
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
The Falcon Hotel, is a stunning 16th Century coaching inn that is situated in the pride of Uppingham’s historic Market Place. The hotel is just four miles from the shores of Rutland Water, in the heart of the natural splendours of Rutland. Perfect for short business trips or a weekend break, with its unique market town location the hotel is ideal for wedding receptions, conferences or corporate events. With 22 uniquely designed bedrooms and a traditional main lounge, tap room, and restaurant, we look forward to welcoming you, whatever the occasion may be,
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About the area
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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