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.
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.
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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.
Bugtopia is a family owned small zoo with an emphasis on interactivity and affordable fun for the entire family.
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Covid-19 update; Rutland Water Garden Nursery is open, with strict guidelines in place – click the link on their name for their latest information on facebook.
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.
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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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Providing guided walking holidays in Rutland and surrounding areas for single people, couples and groups, as well as hosting corporate team building events.
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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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 Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf
Sykes Lane, Empingham, OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, 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
Bugtopia The Zoo
Sykes Lane, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom
Rutland Water Garden Nursery
Lyndon Rd, Oakham LE15 8RN, UK
Great Easton Road, Caldeco, Rutland, LE15 8RP, United Kingdom
Glaston Road, Wing, Rutland, LE15 8RH, United Kingdom
Rutland Trails: Walking Holidays & Guided Walks
Various locations, Rutland, United Kingdom
Rutland Farm Park
Catmose, Uppingham Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6JD, United Kingdom
Lyddington Bede House
Church Lane, Lyddingto, Rutland, LE15 9LZ, United Kingdom