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:

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

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.

Fineshade Wood

Fineshade Wood is a fantastic day out for families and wildlife lovers alike. There are lots of places to explore, cycle round and play in.

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

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

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.

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.

Arts for Rutland

Arts for Rutland is a Registered Charity committed to leading, promoting and supporting the arts in Rutland. It consists of a small volunteer committee that aims to be representative of the county’s arts organisations and various creative disciplines.

Aqua Park Rutland

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

The Rutland Showground

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

Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue

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

Fineshade Wood

Fineshade Wood, Fineshade, Nr Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3, United Kingdom

Rutland Farm Park

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

Rutland Water Garden Nursery

Lyndon Road, Manto, Rutland, LE15 8RN, United Kingdom

Rutland Water Nature Reserve

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

Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf

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

Welland Vale Garden Inspirations

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

Arts for Rutland

Rutland County Museum, Catmos Stree, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW, United Kingdom