Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age.
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.
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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.
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.
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Providing guided walking holidays in Rutland and surrounding areas for single people, couples and groups, as well as hosting corporate team building events.
Small traditional family-run nursery specialising in herbs but offering much more including wild flowers, cottage garden plants and scented-leaf Pelargoniums. Extensive collections of thyme, mint and lavender.
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Originally created by Geoff Hamilton for the Gardeners’ World TV show, Barnsdale is home to 38 pocket-sized, themed garden ‘rooms’, built in his trademark, practical style, and full of inspiration for garden-lovers of all ages. Go for great ideas for your own outside spaces or simply have fun exploring- there magical hidden corners, ponds full of tadpoles and newts, and an allotment with chickens and giant organically grown veg.
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The turf cut maze situated on the edge of the village is reputed to be mediaeval in origin and is one of just eight surviving in England today. Although called a maze it is actually a labyrinth, unicursal in structure and 14 metres in diameter, with just one grass path that winds and back tracks in a circle before finally leading to the centre.
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British Heritage, Culture, Fine Dining and Fun.
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.
urghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY, United Kingdom
Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum
Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road, Cottesmore, Rutland, LE15 7FF, United Kingdom
Lyddington Bede House
Church Lane, Lyddingto, Rutland, LE15 9LZ, United Kingdom
Rutland Water Nature Reserve
Egleto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8BT, United Kingdom
Rutland Trails: Walking Holidays & Guided Walks
Various locations, Rutland, United Kingdom
The Herb Nursery
Thistleto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7RE, United Kingdom
The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, RUTLAND, LE15 8AH, United Kingdom
Glaston Road, Wing, Rutland, LE15 8RH, United Kingdom
British Heritage Chauffeur Tours
Across the UK, United Kingdom
Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue
Castle Bytham Road, Clipsham, Near Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7SE, United Kingdom