Rutland is England's smallest county. The only towns in Rutland are Oakham, the county town, and Uppingham. At the centre of the county is the large artificial reservoir, Rutland Water, with a similar surface area to Windermere. It's said there are more sheep in Rutland than people.
Lavender on display in Oakham, the county town of Rutland, England. Rutland is the smallest historic county in England and lies south east of Leicestershire, kind of in the middle of the country. The only towns in Rutland are Oakham and Uppingham (Colin’s Pics flickr): enchantedengland