About Us


Who we are

Welcome, we are The Peace family, Grania, Henry and our two daughters.  We live in the house next door to the Cottage with our two dogs.  We renovated our barn to create this beautiful cottage, which was finished in late 2018.  The roof was replaced and the floors were dug up, so we really did start from scratch! We have left some of the walls unplastered to expose the character stonework, containing hundreds of tiny fossils.  We have lived in Rutland all our lives, so know the area and what's going on and when!  For those who enjoy their history Barleythorpe is famous for it's late resident, Lord Lonsdale - The Yellow Earl, who owned the whole village.  He is associated with the Lonsdale belt and the phrase, "painting the town red," which is exactly what he did to Melton Mowbray one night with a group of friends!  An account of his story is in the book, 'The Yellow Earl' by Douglas Southerland.  

The yard is secluded and quiet with a patio area for guests use and there is off road parking for cars.  We have a dog kennel and lockable storage for bikes, both left at the owners own risk.  Please contact us for any more information and we will respond promptly  boltonscottage@gmail.com