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Former Railway Station Holiday Home Rutland, nr Stamford - a unique place to stay for short breaks.

Wakerley. Near Oakham, United Kingdom

This holiday rental is a short drive to Burghley Great Park famous for it's Horse Trials, Rutland Water, famous market towns of Stamford, Uppingham and Oundle, Rockingham Speed Track and Rockingham Castle. Just a 10 min walk to the neareast pub for evening meals, The Exeter Arms, Barrowden and a short walk to Wakerely Great Woods. It comprises of:

  • 1 king size room
  • 1 double room
  • 1 family bathroom
  • 1 further shower room
  • Very pleasant comfortable private sitting room including the newest Samsung Home Entertainment System
  • Access from sitting room onto garden and seating area, with BBQ and stunning views of the Welland Valley
  • Private parking up to four cars
  • Kitchen
  • Dinning room
  • Two sofa beds

This holiday rental home is a well-equipped self-contained converted station, sleeps up to 8 guests, appeals to couples, friends, families, groups, independent tourists and train enthusiasts.Short term commercial let also available.

Every room offers a view, provides very comfortable accommodation and period features to include the stations high ceilings and original grand victorian staircase dating back to 1875, which lead waiting passengers to the platform. Each room used to serve differing purposes in the life of the Station.



Rutland is an idyllic rural destination offering a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. While being a relatively hidden gem, Rutland is convenient to reach from all directions as it is situated in the heart of the East Midlands, making it the ideal location for short breaks in the UK. Quietly nestling in the quiet English countryside,  England's smallest county has much to share with you; not least, fantastic Rutland Water, an array of unspoilt villages and two attractive market towns (Upingham and Oakham) packed with charm.  

Wakerley and Barrowden old railway station was owned by the London and North Western Railway but from 1883 to 1916 was also served by trains of the Great Northern Railway. Wakerley and Barrowden Railway line stopped at Seaton and KingsCliffe. London and North Western Railway, started at Rugby to Peterborough East and the Great Northern Railway, Leicester Belgrave Road to Peterborough North

The station closed in 1966 and remained unused until the convertion into residential use 1992-1996, carried out by the current owners of which has recently been refurbished.

Located in the borders of rural Rutland, England's smallest county and one of its best kept secrets. Barrowden and Wakerley are linked by the bridge over the River Welland. The queit rural villages offer key facilities to include: Wakerley and Barrowden Community Shop, Surgery and The Exter Arms,, a walk away from the converted station. Key attractions and places to eat can be found on the following website: to include:

  • Sailing at Rutland Water
  • Rutland Walking Festival
  • Rutland Golf Course (North Luffenham)
  • Rockingham Castle
  • Burghley Horse Trials take place from September in the magnificent Park of the Burghley Estate in Lincolnshire, NR Stamford
  • Twin Peaks: Children's Adventure Park Barnsdale Leisure Centre

Property Features:

  • Terrace
  • Cleaning Service
  • Linen/Bedding
  • Dishwasher
  • Breakfast
  • Elevator
  • Sauna
  • Private Pool
  • BBQ
  • Suitable for hen parties
  • Suitable for stag parties
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Kitchen
  • Garden
  • Suitable for families with children
  • Disabled access
  • Free parking at the property
  • Open fireplace
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet access
  • Television
  • Pets allowed
  • Smoking permitted

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