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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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.

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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Normanton Church

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.

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 7 historic sites is unique and together they offer over 1000 years of living history.

Eyebrook Reservoir

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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Summer Sundays: Plant Lovers’ Day with Matt Biggs

19/07/2020

A special day of informal walks and talks hosted by Radio 4’s Matthew Biggs. Matt will be touring the Gardens to discover the interesting species that you might otherwise miss, and you are welcome to join him for as long as you like.

Goldmark Gallery

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

Rutland Water Park

OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom

Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum

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

Normanton Church

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

Hidden England

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British Heritage Chauffeur Tours

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Eyebrook Reservoir

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

Summer Sundays: Plant Lovers' Day with Matt Biggs

arnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AH, United Kingdom