Afternoon Soiree

This Sunday at Goadby Marwood Hall, 2-4pm!

A one off event for Dove Cottage, this hall was built back in the early 17th century and very rarely opens their grounds up to the public.

Support your local hospice whilst experiencing the beauty of the lakes, lawns and listening to Ratcliffe Chorale.

For tickets phone 01949 860303!

Pound for Pound

Old pound coins are going out of circulation in October, will you do #poundforpound for Dove Cottage?

With more new pound coins coming into circulation every day,  could you help support and donate an old pound coin for every new one you receive?

You can easily donate by going into any of our Charity Shops or the Tea Room in Stathern.


Any more information please phone Georgina on 01949 860303

New Job Vacancy

We have a job vacancy for a Health Care Assistant in Ridlington, Rutland. If you are interested or would like more information please phone Chris on 01949 860303.


Stilton Stumble

If the Leicester Marathon is too far why not take part in a 10k race!

The Stilton Stumble is a 10km road race around the Nottinghamshire countryside. The running course includes the scenic Stilton cheese-making villages of Cropwell Bishop and Colston Bassett. The event starts and finishes in the charming village of Cropwell Bishop.

Support the Cropwell Bishop scout group, friends of the school and pledge to raise money for Dove Cottage Day Hospice.

If you would like to take part we can sign you up, please phone 01949 860303 or email

Every runner who pledges to raise money for Dove will receive a technical running t-shirt!


Leicester Marathon

Your turn to take part!

Would you like to take part in the Leicester Marathon and run on behalf of Dove Cottage Day Hospice?

We can sign you up, all you need to do is just pledge to raise £100 and run!

Everyone who takes this challenge on will receive a Technical Dove T-Shirt!

Please email or phone 01949 860303!


Join us for our Summer BBQ & Charity Auction

Dove Cottage Day Hospice hold their annual Summer BBQ in just over a weeks time, this has now collaborated with a Charity Auction. We have great lots which has been kindly donated by local businesses, who have really shown their support to Dove Cottage over previous years along with some new companies for 2017!

Round of Golf for four at Nottinghamshire Golf Club
Family ticket to Rockingham Castle, Market Harborough (2 x adults, 2 x children).
2 x tickets to enjoy a film at the Regal Cinema in Melton Mowbray (any seats).
1 x MOT at Stathern Garage
Bottle of Single Malt Scotch Whisky (The Glenlivet, 12 years of age)
Wine Cooler Fridge, donated by CDA
Singing or Piano Lesson
2 x Tickets to Dove Cottage Afternoon Soiree held at Goadby Marwood Hall on Sunday 13th August.
Family ticket to Belton House (2 x adults and up to 3 children). Valid until 22/7/18
Round of Golf for four at Stapleford Park

Outdoor Picture (weatherproof art)
£40 worth of vouchers for Langar Karting
Summer Hamper
Family ticket for four at Nottingham National Ice Centre
Traditional Afternoon Tea for two at Scalford Hall Hotel
Art work by Lou Page

Pimm’s & Strawberries

Pimms & Strawberries

Which was held on Saturday 8th July at the Dove Cottage Hospice in Ridlington. The Pimm’s flowed, the sun shone and the wonderful Rutland Morris Men entertained us. It was such a lovely Open Afternoon. Friends old and new meeting and enjoying an afternoon tea provided by the volunteers.

Thanks to Rutland Morris men for the fun, The Rotary for car parking and everyone who worked so hard to make it a success. Also a huge thank you to those who came and helped us to raise around £600 to boost our funds. All of Dove Cottage’s services are provided free of charge offering day care to those living with a life limiting illness.


Oakham High Street

Fabulous website to let you know about upcoming events, local charities, where to find your local tradesman and where to eat in Rutland. Great place to get all your information!!!