Welcome to Brook Whipper-In Hotel
In the old market square of Oakham in Rutland, Britain's smallest county, sits the
3 Star country hotel - the Brook Whipper-In Hotel.
The charming Brook Whipper-In Hotel in Oakham was formerly a 17th-century coaching inn,
which has been modernised but yet still retains its charm and many original features
such as real log fires and original oak beams.
Known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere, the Brook Whipper-In Hotel is centrally located
and ideal for the business traveller and leisure guest due to the many local tourist
Free private parking is also available for hotel guests.
The Brook Whipper-In Hotel Oakham has 24 en-suite rooms, tastefully and individually decorated
and available in the following room types: Single, Double, Executive Twin or Executive
Double and Four Poster.
Bedrooms at the Brook Whipper-In Hotel are individually decorated, have en-suite bathrooms
and come equipped with: tea/coffee making facilities, trouser press, remote control
television radio, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and 24 hour room service.
Executive bedrooms offer that extra bit of space and luxury, whilst the Four Poster
Bed rooms are perfect for a romantic treat - furnished with period furniture and
There is no shortage of dining options at the Brook Whipper-In Hotel with 2 renowned restaurants.
The formal George Restaurant serves a well-presented range of cuisine with a modern
feel and only the finest ingredients from the region are used. Choose from a daily
table d'hote and à la carte menu. A wine list from around the world gives you plenty
of choice to complement your meal with.
The more informal and new contemporary Marketplace Brasserie offers a wide range
of lighter meals, snacks and drinks in a comfortable environment, whilst The Snug
Bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink besides a log fire and also serves light
Vegetarian dishes and a children's menu as well as special dietary requirements
are catered for.
Non-residents can also dine at both the restaurants at the Brook Whipper-In Hotel in Rutland.
The Whipper-In provides two excellent conference rooms in the Rutland area which
have natural light and are equipped with all the audiovisual material you will need.
Conference equipment includes: flip charts, overhead projectors, screens, TV and
other equipment available on request.
The Brook Whipper-In Hotel also offers telephone conferencing and video conferencing,
and there are various special residential and day-delegate packages available.
The largest conference room at The Brook Whipper-In Hotel in Oakham can accommodate 65
delegates in a Theatre layout or 30 as a boardroom.
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Tourist Attractions near Oakham, Rutland
Nearby tourist attractions to The Whipper-In include
- the largest man made reservoir in Europe,
- where some of the film the Da Vinci Code was filmed, and
Rockingham Castle is an 11th century earthwork mote and bailey fortress that was
ordered to be built by William the Conqueror. Located in Rockingham on a raise site
for 900 years, Rockingham Castle is located in the village centre, 23 miles south-east
of Leicester, Rockingham Castle was built in the Norman layout of two baileys with
the mote in-between.
A Royal fortress for 450 years, in medieval times Richard the Lion Heart used the
castle and King John's treasure chest can be seen in the Great Hall which he left
there. By the end of the 11th century, King William II had founded the stone castle,
when adding a shell keep to the large mote and encasing the inner bailey with a
curtain wall. The impressive Edwardian two storey twin-tower gatehouse was built
Rutland's most popular tourist attraction, Rutland water was built in the 1970s
to supply water to the East Midlands and was originally named 'Empingham Reservoir'.
Nowadays Rutland Water has an international reputation for providing a balance of
sport and leisure and wildlife conservation.
The 3,100 acre reservoir has many activities for all ages such as fishing, sailing,
windsurfing, rock-climbing, canoeing, walking, cycling, climbing, bird watching,
cruises along the reservoir and a visit to the Normanton Church Museum. Hire a dinghy,
fishing boat or canoe, or just relax by the water and watch the action around the
25 mile shoreline, there is so much to do at Rutland water.
Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age,
made famous recently as it was used in the movie – The Da Vinci Code. Built and
designed between 1555 and 1587, Burghley House is much more than a grand house.
It offers a unique glimpse of the furnishings and history of a great house from
the time of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day.
With over 100 rooms and numerous halls, corridors, bathrooms and service areas,
Burghley House is a great place to explore with the history of the house coming
alive in a single visit. Visitor facilities include the Orangery Restaurant, Gift
Shop, Gardens of Surprise and beautiful walks around the historic parkland. Guided
tours lasting one hour are available once a day depending on availability, please
enquire about tours on arrival to the hotel.
Occupying a commanding position with breathtaking views across the Vale of Belvoir,
the present castle is the fourth to have stood on the site since Norman times. Inside,
are many notable collections, military treasures in the guardroom to the stunning
staterooms with their impressive period art, tapestries, furniture and sculpture.
Most of the weekend events are perfect for all the family such as medieval Jousting
Shows, Family Fun weekends, Teddy Bears picnics, Steam Festival and many more. The
hotel will be able to provide you with a full calendar of events.
- Check in from 2pm
- Check-out by 11am
- 24-Hour Front Desk
- Free Wi-Fi Internet
- 2 Restaurants and a & Bar
- Conference/Meeting Facilities
- All Public and Private spaces non-smoking
- Free on-site Car Parking
Brook Whipper-In Hotel