Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens

The Castle is the centrepiece of the estate. It is a large quadrangular house with a central courtyard.

Price from £5.50

Barnsdale Gardens

Originally created by Geoff Hamilton for the Gardeners’ World TV show, Barnsdale is home to 38 pocket-sized, themed garden ‘rooms’, built in his trademark, practical style, and full of inspiration for garden-lovers of all ages. Go for great ideas for your own outside spaces or simply have fun exploring- there magical hidden corners, ponds full of tadpoles and newts, and an allotment with chickens and giant organically grown veg.

Price from £4.50

Barnsdale Lodge Restaurant

Originally a 17th century farmhouse on the Exton Estate, home to the Noel family (Earl of Gainsborough) for generations at the head of a horse chestnut tree-lined avenue, Barnsdale Lodge hotel is now a superb 44 bedroom hotel and restaurant.

The Herb Nursery

Small traditional family-run nursery specialising in herbs but offering much more including wild flowers, cottage garden plants and scented-leaf Pelargoniums. Extensive collections of thyme, mint and lavender.

Price from £0

Wellies Coffee Shop

Wellies Coffee Shop offers a warm welcome and excellent customer service. Here you can enjoy delicious breakfasts, light lunches, homemade cakes and scones baked freshly every morning.

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.

Price from £4

Best Western Normanton Park Hotel

Normanton Park Hotel offers a truly superb location, situated right on the shores of Rutland Water, next to the world famous Normanton Church. Rutland Water is Europe’s largest reservoir.

Price from £70

Grimsthorpe Castle Tea Room

The tea room at Grimsthorpe Castle offers morning coffee, light lunches and afternoon refreshments. Enjoy home made food, cooked freshley to order using local ingredients wherever possible including vegetables, soft fruits and salad from the Castle’s own kitchen garden.

The Blue Ball at Braunston - Country Pub & Kitchen

6 Cedar Stree, aunsto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8QS, United Kingdom

Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens

Grimsthorpe, Nr Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0LY, United Kingdom

Barnsdale Gardens

The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, RUTLAND, LE15 8AH, United Kingdom

Barnsdale Lodge Restaurant

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

The Herb Nursery

Thistleto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7RE, United Kingdom

Wellies Coffee Shop

Lyndon Road, Manto, Rutland, LE15 8RN, United Kingdom

Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum

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

Best Western Normanton Park Hotel

Rutland Water South Shore, Normanto, Rutland, LE15 8RP, United Kingdom

Barnsdale Lodge Hotel

Barnsdale Avenue (adj), Oakham LE15 8AB, UK

Grimsthorpe Castle Tea Room

The Coach House, Grimsthorpe, ourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0LY, United Kingdom