Experience the thrill of riding a steam engine, learn about the railway’s history and explore the picturesque surroundings of the Nene Valley area.
Rocks by Rail is an outdoor living museum covering 19 acres of reclaimed quarry and railway tracks to offer a journey back in time. Situated 4 miles from Oakham, explore fascinating nature trails, take a train trip, drive a classic loco and tour the workshop.
Price from £4
Luxury eco-lodges tucked away on the superb Greetham Valley estate near Rutland Water. Each property has three bedrooms sleeping 6 with two bathrooms.
Price from £335
Rutland County Museum, located on Catmos Street in Oakham, is the perfect introduction to the smallest county in England.
Price from £0
A refined yet relaxed boutique hotel in the heart of Rutland’s beautiful countryside. Close to Rutland Water and the undulating hills of England’s smallest county, this former 17th Century farmhouse is an idyllic retreat for anyone wishing to escape.
Price from £85
Make sure you pop into the interactive and informative Rutland Water Visitor Centre at Sykes Lane near Empingham. 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.
Nestled just next to the picturesque village of Egleton, the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre provides the ideal start point for your visit to Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Here you will find a well stocked gift shop, light refreshments, and friendly staff and volunteers on hand should you need assistance.
Price from £3.5
A single site vineyard in between two valleys located on Jurassic limestone soil.
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.
Nene Valley Railway
Nene Valley Railway - (Wansford, Station), Stibbington, Peterborough, UK
Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum
Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Sidings, Ashwell Road, Cottesmore, Rutland, LE15 7FF, United Kingdom
Rutland Lodges at Greetham Valley
Wood Lane, Greetham, Rutland, LE15 7SN, United Kingdom
Rutland County Museum
Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP, United Kingdom
The Avenue, Oakham LE15 8AH, UK
Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf
Sykes Lane, Empingham, OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom
Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre
Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Egleto, Rutland, LE15 8BT, United Kingdom
The Rutland Vineyard
JC9W+RF Stamford, UK
The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, RUTLAND, LE15 8AH, United Kingdom
Sacrewell Heritage Farm & Country Centre
Sacrewell Heritage Farm and Country Centre, Thornhaugh, Peterborough, UK