Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum

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

Spanhoe Lodge

Spanhoe Lodge is situated in the East Northamptonshire Village of Laxton, just 2 miles from the Rutland Border and the Welland Valley Viaduct. Close to market towns of Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford, and near to Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Whether for a romantic break, time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, a special occasion or business, Spanhoe Lodge offers everything you want and more.

Price from £75.00

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Blossoms Restaurant at Rutland Hall

Renown for both its superb food and spectacular views, Blossoms lounge, bar and restaurant, at Rutland Hall is a great destination for anyone looking for light refreshments through to the full 3-course à la carte dining experience.

Nene Valley Railway

Experience the thrill of riding a steam engine, learn about the railway’s history and explore the picturesque surroundings of the Nene Valley area.

Baines Bakery

Baines Bakery are a small traditional family run bakers, situated in an early 17th century building in the market town of Uppingham. A true local favourite,  the bakery has been passed down five consecutive generations of the Baines family and continues to produce quality bread, cakes, sandwiches and more, all of which are made on the premises.

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

Stretton Lakes

Start Date: 01/01/2010

7 Lodges: 3 x 4* lodge Sleeps 4: 1 King with ensuite, 1 Twin. 4 x 5* Lakeside Lodges Sleeps 2: Super king beds

Price from £485

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.

Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf

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.

The Blue Ball at Braunston - Country Pub & Kitchen

6 Cedar St, Braunston, Oakham LE15 8QS, UK

Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum

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

Spanhoe Lodge

spanhoe lodge

Blossoms Restaurant at Rutland Hall

Rutland Hall Hotel, Oakham, UK

Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway - (Wansford, Station), Stibbington, Peterborough, UK

Baines Bakery

Baines Bakery, High Street West, Uppingham, Oakham, UK

Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens

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

Barnsdale Gardens

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

Rutland Water Visitor Centre & Mini Golf

Sykes Lane, Empingham, OAKHAM, Rutland, LE15 8QL, United Kingdom