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:

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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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 first time visitor the opportunity to experience this peaceful spot with stunning views across the water.

Price from £3.3

Rutland Water Park

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.

Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf

Make sure you pop into the interactive and informative Rutland Water Visitor Centre at Sykes Lane. You will find lots to be learned; with items telling the history of the reservoir, and explaining the wildlife on the nature reserve, 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.

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.

Price from £5

Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral is widely recognised as one of the finest Norman cathedrals in England. It is the burial place of Katharine of Aragon and also Mary, Queen of Scots, who was later reinterred at Westminster Abbey.

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.

Price from £4

Welland Vale Garden Inspirations

Rutland’s best kept secret!
In 2014, as we celebrate our 40th year in business, we are opening our most ambitious project yet – a retail plant centre called ‘Garden Inspirations’. We hope it will offer just that; focusing on a wide range of plants and core elements of gardening.

Rockingham Castle

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

Rockingham Castle

Price from £7

Goldmark Gallery

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

Lyndon Visitor Centre

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

Rutland Water Park

OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom

Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf

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

Rutland Farm Park

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

Peterborough Cathedral

Minster Precincts, Peterborough, Cambs, PE1 1XS, United Kingdom

Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum

Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road, Cottesmore, Rutland, LE15 7FF, United Kingdom

Welland Vale Garden Inspirations

Glaston Road, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9EU, United Kingdom

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle

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

Burghley House

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