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’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.
Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age.
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.
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.
Deene Park is a wonderful eclectic mix of architectural styles, having evolved over six centuries and grew from a substantial quadrangular-plan medieval manor into a Tudor and Georgian mansion, whose main front now faces south across the Park and Lake.
The award winning Castle and stunning grounds have been readied for the new season.
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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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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
urghley Park, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY, United Kingdom
Rutland Water Park
OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom
Fineshade Wood, Fineshade, Nr Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3, United Kingdom
Deene Park, Deene, Corby, UK
Rockingham Castle Estate, Rockingham, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH, United Kingdom
Market Place, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DT, United Kingdom