Photographer's Note

Barrowden is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is often considered to be one of the more picturesque villages in Rutland due to its beautiful setting amongst hills and rivers, and also because of the open village greens and the village pond

There is a church, a village hall, a doctor’s surgery and pharmacy, a community shop, a mobile library, a recreational field with cricket club and a pub, The Exeter Arms. Barrowden and Wakerley Community Shop opened in 2009 after the post office closed. It is run by volunteers alongside a paid manager.
Both the Rutland Round and Jurassic Way long-distance paths pass through the village.

The village was served by Wakerley and Barrowden railway station from 1873 to 1966. The station was across the Welland in the neighbouring parish of Wakerley

The Exeter Arms shown on the left is a traditional English pub situated in the heart of the village, overlooking the village green and duck pond, you can enjoy a home made menu and award winning real ales all year round.

The Exeter Arms serves traditional food of a high standard . They also serve home brewed ales that are brewed onsite by Martin in his very own award winning micro-brewery.

In the summer, enjoy the extensive garden which is home to the pubs own patanqe court, along with plentiful seating and grassed area ideal for the whole family. In the winter, enjoy the roaring log fires and cosy atmosphere

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Additional Photos by marion morgan (jester5) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 97 W: 66 N: 609] (2024)
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