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.
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.
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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The award winning Castle and stunning grounds have been readied for the new season.
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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.
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.
The Castle is the centrepiece of the estate. It is a large quadrangular house with a central courtyard.
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Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age.
Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf
Sykes Lane, Empingham, OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom
Normanton Car Park, South Shore, Rutland Wate, Edith Westo, Rutland, LE15 8HD, United Kingdom
Market Place, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DT, United Kingdom
Rockingham Castle Estate, Rockingham, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH, United Kingdom
Rutland Water Park
OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom
Fineshade Wood, Fineshade, Nr Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3, United Kingdom
Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens
Grimsthorpe, Nr Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0LY, United Kingdom
urghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY, United Kingdom