A super-soaking immersive experience is set to be served up to outdoor activity fans thanks to the return of Aqua Park Rutland – the UK’s biggest inflatable watersports challenge operating at Rutland Water again this Summer. With huge potential for epic fails and total wipeouts, Aqua Park Rutland will offer one of the most entertaining ways to enjoy the Great British outdoors this summertime, whatever the weather! CLICK HERE FOR BOOKINGS PAGE
Twenty-three miles of beautiful traffic free trails around Britain’s largest man-made lake, makes a day at Rutland Water a real countryside delight, pedalling through the beautiful countryside with spectacular views over the water. Whatever your age or ability, we’ve got just the bike for you from hybrid and mountain bikes, to the latest electric bikes, tandems and kids’ bikes, tag-a-longs, child seats and buggies – all current season models, replaced every year. Helmets provided free of charge. Full day hire available visit www.rutlandcycling.com/hire to book and for more information. Please note: Photo ID required for electric bike hire (Passport or Driving Licence).
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Rutland County Museum, located on Catmos Street in Oakham, is the perfect introduction to the smallest county in England.
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Britain’s finest example of Norman architecture, recently conserved and restored thanks to a £2.2m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. It was built between 1180-90 and is one of the oldest surviving aisled stone halls in the country.
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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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A hidden gem in the countryside south of Rutland! Located between Stamford and Corby, Fineshade Wood provides a picturesque setting for your next family adventure.
This internationally famous nature reserve is managed by the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust in partnership with Anglian Water and provides one of the most important wildfowl sanctuaries in Great Britain, regularly holding in excess of 25,000 waterfowl.
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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.
Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age.
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.
Aqua Park Rutland
Rutland Wate, ull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Rutland, LE15 8BL, United Kingdom
Rutland Cycling Bike Hire & Sales
Whitwell Leisure Park, ull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Rutland, LE15 8BL, United Kingdom
Rutland County Museum
Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP, United Kingdom
Market Place, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DT, United Kingdom
Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum
Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road, Cottesmore, Rutland, LE15 7FF, United Kingdom
Fineshade Wood, Fineshade, Nr Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3, United Kingdom
Rutland Water Nature Reserve
Egleto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8BT, United Kingdom
Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf
Sykes Lane, Empingham, OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom
urghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY, United Kingdom
Gates Garden Centre
Somerby Road, Cold Overto, Oakham, Leics, LE15 7Q, United Kingdom