In and Around Uppingham

Uppingham Market PlaceUppingham is a charming market town on the southern side of Rutland, situated between Rutland Water and the Eye Brook Reservoir.

The centre of the town is a conservation area with many fine stone houses. There are antique shops, unique gift shops and boutiques where you can enjoy shopping amongst honey-coloured buildings. Uppingham is a distinctly charming English market town with schools catering for children of all ages. It has a wealth of history and a host of excellent eateries and bars can be found in Rutland’s smaller market town – the town’s weekly market is held on a Friday.


Uppingham Market PlaceThe town is conveniently situated for commuting with easy access to major roads and train services to London from Oakham and Corby.

Uppingham is blessed with a range of speciality shops and traditional retailers, many of which are still family owned and run. For browsing around antiques shops, Uppingham hits the mark perfectly allowing you to meander around the town for hours finding hidden gems on every corner.  Unique items can be found in Uppingham including glass, china, cutlery, silver, jewellery, maps, furniture, mirrors, coins and much more.


Uppingham Market PlaceArt is very important in Uppingham too.  A number of galleries show original works of art and sculptures, worth large sums of money, and visitors come from far and wide to admire them.

You can find great places to eat around the town, catering for a range of tastes and pockets! From traditional country inns to cosy English tea rooms, you’ll find something to tempt your taste buds.


To discover more about Uppingham, visit:

Uppingham Market PlaceView a Pocket Guide to Uppingham, including a map of Uppingham.

Uppingham First website

Uppingham Town Partnership website

Uppingham Town Council website

Uppingham has got a rich and interesting Heritage Trail.  For more information please visit the Uppingham Heritage Trail website.

Discover Rutland website