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

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.

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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.

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.

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

The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, RUTLAND, LE15 8AH, 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 Wood, Fineshade, Nr Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3, United Kingdom

Grimsthorpe Castle Tea Room

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

Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens

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