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Useful info

Here's a list of the useful places in the area for local information and nearby attractions ...

Rutland Water Visitor Centre

Rutland's Visitor Centre is based at Rutland Water. Here you will find local information, maps, books on local walks and cycle routes, souvenirs and gifts. Activity permits and parking permits for Rutland Water are also available there.

Rutland Water Visitor Centre, Sykes Lane, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8PX
Website:   Email:    Telephone: 01780 686800   Fax: 01780 686801

Stamford Tourist Information Centre

In the heart of the charming town of Stamford, call into the TIC for bed bookings, information and souvenirs. St Mary's Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2DL | Email: Telephone: 01780 755611

Information Points

Oakham and Uppingham both have an information centre section where you can pick up local leaflets and information.

Oakham: Rutland County Museum & Visitor Centre, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW

Uppingham: Uppingham Sports & Books, 9 High Street East, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9PY

Barnsdale Gardens, hold a large range of visitor information in their gift shop, which is accessible without having to buy admission for the gardens: The Avenue, Exton, Rutland, LE15 8AH 

Greetham Valley, 5 minutes from the A1, also stock an array of useful information: Wood Lane, Greetham, Rutland, LE15 7SN |

Pop into a local village store

There are many of our lovely villages that have a useful local shop for all your essentials (and treats!). Many go the extra mile to warmly welcome visitors and provide a host of useful information during your stay. From finding a good place to eat to recommending wet weather ideas, if you need some local knowledge whilst out and about in Rutland, be sure to pay them a visit.


The Market Store, Market Overton, 01572 767948. Main Street, Market Overton, Rutland, LE15 7PL

Barbara's Store, Empingham, 01780 460348. 15 Church Street, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8PN

Edith Weston Village Store, 01780 722164. off Church Lane, Edith Weston, Rutland, LE15 8EY

Barrowden Village Shop, Wakerley Road, Barrowden, Rutland, LE15 8EP

Greetham Village Shop, Main Street, Greetham, Rutland, LE15 7NL

For Service Personnel and their families in Cottesmore and North Luffenham, here is a useful link to local community information and facilities from the Hive.

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