Discover, and spent time exploring, Rutland’s delights at your leisure. We have modern 4, 6 and 8 seater vehicles to take you and your friends to seek-out Rutland’s beauty – and tarry awhile!
Gates Garden Centre has been in our family for more than half a century. Since then it has become an unmissable attraction – one that is loved by people of all ages.
British Heritage, Culture, Fine Dining and Fun.
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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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 first time visitor the opportunity to experience this peaceful spot with stunning views across the water.
Price from £3.3
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.
Price from £4.50
Fishing, birdwatching, walking, cycling, water sports – you name it – Rutland Water has it! Not only does it bring vital water resources for the surrounding regions, but it also provides a fantastic day out for all the family.
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.
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
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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Long Row, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6LN, United Kingdom
Gates Garden Centre
Somerby Road, Cold Overto, Oakham, Leics, LE15 7Q, United Kingdom
British Heritage Chauffeur Tours
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Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum
Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road, Cottesmore, Rutland, LE15 7FF, United Kingdom
Lyndon Visitor Centre
Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Lyndon Rd, Manto, Rutland, LE15 8RN, United Kingdom
The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, RUTLAND, LE15 8AH, United Kingdom
Rutland Water Park
OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom
Lyddington Bede House
Church Lane, Lyddingto, Rutland, LE15 9LZ, United Kingdom
Rutland Farm Park
Catmose, Uppingham Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6JD, United Kingdom
The Herb Nursery
Thistleto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7RE, United Kingdom