Attractions

For such a tiny county, you’ll be amazed at how much you can do in Rutland regardless of your age or ability.  From horse riding to sailing, from scaling the tallest tree-top high wires to enjoying lazy picnics, there’s something for thrill seekers and those of us that want to take things at a more leisurely pace.  For tiny tots, teenagers, couples and retirees, take your pick of daily activities, that won’t break the bank, and we’ll leave you pleasantly surprised at the benefits of a holiday in our stunning Rutland countryside.  Start creating your Rutland holiday ‘Things To Do’ itinerary list today:

Aqua Park Rutland

A super-soaking immersive experience is set to be served up to outdoor activity fans thanks to the return of Aqua Park Rutland – the UK’s biggest inflatable watersports challenge operating at Rutland Water again this Summer.  With huge potential for epic fails and total wipeouts, Aqua Park Rutland will offer one of the most entertaining ways to enjoy the Great British outdoors this summertime, whatever the weather! CLICK HERE FOR BOOKINGS PAGE

Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre

Nestled just next to the picturesque village of Egleton, the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre provides the ideal start point for your visit to Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Here you will find a well stocked gift shop, light refreshments, and friendly staff and volunteers on hand should you need assistance.

Price from £3.3

Welland Vale Garden Inspirations

Rutland’s best kept secret!
In 2014, as we celebrate our 40th year in business, we are opening our most ambitious project yet – a retail plant centre called ‘Garden Inspirations’. We hope it will offer just that; focusing on a wide range of plants and core elements of gardening.

Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum

Rocks by Rail – formerly know as Rutland Railway Musuem, is situated 4 miles from Oakham and tells the local story of how private  railways were used in the local ironstone extraction industry to move the extracted stone on the first part of its journey to the distant steelworks. It takes visitors back to the days before mass road transport when most minerals were was carried by rail and quarries had their own rail system.

Price from £4

Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens

The Castle is the centrepiece of the estate. It is a large quadrangular house with a central courtyard.

Price from £5.5

Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf

Make sure you pop into the interactive and informative Rutland Water Visitor Centre on your next visit. Here you will find lots to be learned; with items telling the history of the reservoir, and explaining the wildlife on the nature reserve, plus a fantastic 12-hole mini golf course, new in 2019, providing fun for the whole family. Not forgetting the array of local information you can pick up to plan your time in the area, alongside maps, cycle routes, souvenirs and gifts.

Rutland Water Park

Fishing, birdwatching, walking, cycling, water sports – you name it – Rutland Water has it! Not only does it bring vital water resources for the surrounding regions, but it also provides a fantastic day out for all the family.

Rockingham Castle

The award winning Castle and stunning grounds have been readied for the new season.

Rockingham Castle

Price from £7

Berridge Taxis

Discover, and spent time exploring, Rutland’s delights at your leisure. We have modern 4, 6 and 8 seater vehicles to take you and your friends to seek-out Rutland’s beauty – and tarry awhile!

The Rutland Showground

Showground Way, OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 7TW, United Kingdom

Aqua Park Rutland

Rutland Wate, ull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Rutland, LE15 8BL, United Kingdom

Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre

Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Egleto, Rutland, LE15 8BT, United Kingdom

Welland Vale Garden Inspirations

Glaston Road, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9EU, United Kingdom

Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum

Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road, Cottesmore, Rutland, LE15 7FF, United Kingdom

Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens

Grimsthorpe, Nr Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0LY, United Kingdom

Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf

Sykes Lane, Empingham, OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom

Rutland Water Park

OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle Estate, Rockingham, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH, United Kingdom

Berridge Taxis

Long Row, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6LN, United Kingdom