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:

Burghley House

Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age.

Goldmark Gallery

A family business, we have been selling art worldwide for over 40 years. We stock thousands of prints, paintings, drawings, ceramics and sculptures across a very wide range of top British, American and European artists.

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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

Hidden England

A treasure trove of great family days out and activities, combined with some of England’s most stunning heritage attractions. Set in England’s historic heart, each of our 8 historic sites is unique and together they offer over 1000 years of living history.

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.

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Oakham Castle

Britain’s finest example of Norman architecture, recently conserved and restored thanks to a £2.2m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  It was built between 1180-90 and is one of the oldest surviving aisled stone halls in the country.

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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.

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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

Burghley House

urghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY, United Kingdom

Rutland Trails: Walking Holidays & Guided Walks

Various locations, Rutland, United Kingdom

Goldmark Gallery

14 Orange Stree, Uppingham, Rutland, LE159SQ, United Kingdom

Rutland Water Nature Reserve

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

Hidden England

Various locations around England's historic hea, United Kingdom

British Heritage Chauffeur Tours

Across the UK, United Kingdom

Rutland Farm Park

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

Oakham Castle

Market Place, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DT, 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