Nestled in the heart of Rutland, England’s smallest County is the beautiful village of Whissendine near Oakham, which lies between Melton Mowbray the rural capital of food and Oakham – The White Lion Inn is much more than the average local pub. Welcoming families and dogs, it boasts a bar with cosy seating areas, 2 real log burning fires, bar, restaurant, function room and 8 en-suite bedrooms. We have a beautiful garden, which has recently had a patio added with comfortable dining tables and chairs to make it a perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine or try our delicious home made food. Set next to the Village stream with a Pétanque Court, and ample tables for outside dining and children’s play equipment. We also have a free large car park, secure storage facilities for bikes or fishing equipment etc, with easy access to local villages and towns from a bus stop directly outside the pub. There are 54 beautiful villages spread across the rolling rural landscape for you to explore.