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.
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
Twenty-three miles of beautiful traffic free trails around Britain’s largest man-made lake, makes a day at Rutland Water a real countryside delight, pedalling through the beautiful countryside with spectacular views over the water. Whatever your age or ability, we’ve got just the bike for you from hybrid and mountain bikes, to the latest electric bikes, tandems and kids’ bikes, tag-a-longs and buggies – all current season models, replaced every year. Plus, we’ll also rent you all the extras, including helmets, child seats and comfy saddle covers.
Price from £1
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
Fineshade Wood, Fineshade, Nr Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3, United Kingdom
The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, RUTLAND, LE15 8AH, United Kingdom
Whitwell Leisure Park, ull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Rutland, LE15 8BL, United Kingdom
Best Western Normanton Park Hotel
Rutland Water South Shore, Normanto, Rutland, LE15 8RP, United Kingdom