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:

Normanton Church

Start Date: 01/01/2011

Rutland’s most famous landmark was saved from flooding when Rutland Water was created in the 1970s. Now with the floor raised almost half way up the church, it is a fascinating building with a unique history.

Rockingham Castle

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

Rockingham Castle

Price from £7

Rutland Sanctuary Zoo

After a complete refurbish in 2021, with new owners and a new name, Rutland Zoo (previously Bugtopia) is a not for profit organization that houses rescued insects, mammals and birds.

Price from £3

Rutland Farm Park

Start Date: 01/01/2018

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 Vineyard

A single site vineyard in between two valleys located on Jurassic limestone soil.

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

Eyebrook Reservoir

Start Date: 01/01/2010

Nestling on the borders of three counties; Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire. Eyebrook Reservoir is a jewel hidden in one of the prettiest parts of England.

Price from £0

Rutland Nursery

This family-run garden nursery and café is situated on the south shore of beautiful Rutland Water.

Lyndon Visitor Centre

Lyndon Visitor Centre is one of two visitor centres at Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Located on the South Shore of the Reserve, it was opened by Sir David Attenborough in 1985 and offers the birdwatcher, wildlife enthusiast or any visitor the opportunity to experience this peaceful spot with stunning views across the water.

Price from £3.5

Stamford Tourist Information Centre

Start Date: 01/01/2011

Known as the ‘best stone town in England’ Stamford is a must on any tour. It is architecturally outstanding with numerous medieval buildings as well as fine Georgian streets and squares.

Normanton Church

Normanton Car Park, South Shore, Rutland Wate, Edith Westo, Rutland, LE15 8HD, United Kingdom

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle

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

Rutland Sanctuary Zoo

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

Rutland Farm Park

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

The Rutland Vineyard

JC9W+RF Stamford, UK

Rutland County Museum

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

Eyebrook Reservoir

Great Easton Road, Caldeco, Rutland, LE15 8RP, United Kingdom

Rutland Nursery

Lyndon Rd, Oakham LE15 8RN, UK

Lyndon Visitor Centre

Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Lyndon Rd, Manto, Rutland, LE15 8RN, United Kingdom