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:

Arts for Rutland

Arts for Rutland is a Registered Charity committed to leading, promoting and supporting the arts in Rutland. It consists of a small volunteer committee that aims to be representative of the county’s arts organisations and various creative disciplines.

Stamford Tourist Information Centre

Known as the ‘best stone town in England’ Stamford is a must on any tour. It is architecturally outstanding with numerous medieval buildings as well as fine Georgian streets and squares.

Fineshade Wood

Fineshade Wood is a fantastic day out for families and wildlife lovers alike. There are lots of places to explore, cycle round and play in.

horse riding at fineshade woods

Bugtopia The Zoo

Bugtopia is a family owned small zoo with an emphasis on interactivity and affordable fun for the entire family.

Price from £6.5

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.

Gates Garden Centre

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.

The Fruitful Garden

If it’s a blasted heath or a sunny cliff top, an urban pocket handkerchief or just a tiny patio, whatever the size and site of your garden there’s a fruit that will love growing there. Join Sally Cunningham for a tour of the possibilities of fruit growing for any site, including apples, pears, plums, figs, apricots, grapes and soft fruits.

Date From: 24/10/2019

The Burghley Halloween Trail

During October why not come and join us for the Burghley Halloween Trail around the Sculpture Garden. Tread through the crispy Autumn leaves and find the hidden spooks to receive a treat.

Date From: 19/10/2019

Arts for Rutland

Rutland County Museum, Catmos Stree, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW, United Kingdom

Fineshade Wood

horse riding at fineshade woods

Fineshade Wood, Fineshade, Nr Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3, United Kingdom

Bugtopia The Zoo

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

Hidden England

Various locations around England's historic hea, United Kingdom

Gates Garden Centre

Somerby Road, Cold Overto, Oakham, Leics, LE15 7Q, United Kingdom

Rutland Trails: Walking Holidays & Guided Walks

Various locations, Rutland, United Kingdom

The Fruitful Garden

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

The Burghley Halloween Trail

urghley House, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 3JY, United Kingdom