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 driving a steam train to petting a scorpion, from jumping off the UK’s tallest aqua obstacle 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:

Rutland Cycling Bike Hire & Sales

Twenty-three miles of beautiful traffic free trails around Britain’s largest man-made lake, makes a day at Rutland Water a real countryside delight, pedalling through the beautiful countryside with spectacular views over the water.  Whatever your age or ability, we’ve got just the bike for you from hybrid and mountain bikes, to the latest electric bikes, tandems and kids’ bikes, tag-a-longs and buggies – all current season models, replaced every year.  Plus, we’ll also rent you all the extras, including helmets, child seats and comfy saddle covers.  Full day  hire available visit www.rutlandcycling.com/hire to book and for more information.  Please note:  Photo ID required or electric bike hire.

Price from £10.99

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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

Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral is widely recognised as one of the finest Norman cathedrals in England. It is the burial place of Katharine of Aragon and also Mary, Queen of Scots, who was later reinterred at Westminster Abbey.

Rutland Water Nature Reserve

This internationally famous nature reserve is managed by the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust in partnership with Anglian Water  and provides one of the most important wildfowl sanctuaries in Great Britain, regularly holding in excess of 25,000 waterfowl.

Price from £3.3

Lyddington Bede House

Set beside the church of the picturesque ironstone village of Lyddington, Lyddington Bede House originated as the medieval wing of a palace belonging to the Bishops of Lincoln.

Rockingham Castle

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

Rockingham Castle

Price from £7

Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue

Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue is a unique collection of 150 yew trees, most over 200 years old. The Avenue was once the carriage drive to Clipsham Hall, the centre of the Clipsham Estate.

Rutland County Museum

Rutland County Museum, located on Catmos Street in Oakham, is the perfect introduction to the smallest county in England.

Price from £0

Rutland Farm Park

Rutland Farm Park, in Oakham, is a place for families, adults and schools to come and enjoy a fun day out. Children of all ages will be able to meet and learn all about our range of farm animals.

Price from £5

The Rutland Showground

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

Rutland Cycling Bike Hire & Sales

Whitwell Leisure Park, ull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Rutland, LE15 8BL, United Kingdom

Aqua Park Rutland

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

Peterborough Cathedral

Minster Precincts, Peterborough, Cambs, PE1 1XS, United Kingdom

Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Egleto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8BT, United Kingdom

Lyddington Bede House

Church Lane, Lyddingto, Rutland, LE15 9LZ, United Kingdom

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle

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

Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue

Castle Bytham Road, Clipsham, Near Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7SE, United Kingdom

Rutland County Museum

Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP, United Kingdom

Rutland Farm Park

Catmose, Uppingham Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6JD, United Kingdom