Langham is a village in Rutland, two miles north of Oakham, and is surrounded by farmland. The Parish extends to about 3.4 miles west to east and 2.3 miles north to south, with the residential part in a compact rectangular shape. A population of some 1100 people, and has a welcome mixture of the descendants of long established Langham families together with many newcomers who have moved in mostly over the last 30 years or so.The population covers a wide age range with many retired people, but also households with young families. To serve them there is a Primary School, which has around 170 pupils, including children from surrounding villages. Altogether a lively village, with sociable people who are supportive of each other.