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

Rutland Cycling Bike Hire & Sales

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, child seats and buggies – all current season models, replaced every year.  Helmets provided free of charge.  Full day hire available visit www.rutlandcycling.com/hire to book and for more information.  Please note:  Photo ID required for electric bike hire (Passport or Driving Licence).

Price from £8.99

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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.

Normanton Church, Iconic Landmark & Wedding Venue

Rutland’s most famous landmark was saved from flooding when Rutland Water was created in the 1970s. Now with the floor raised almost half way up the church, it is a fascinating building with a unique history.

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.

Fineshade Wood

A hidden gem in the countryside south of Rutland! Located between Stamford and Corby, Fineshade Wood provides a picturesque setting for your next family adventure.

Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre

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

Rutland Watersports

Rutland Watersports Centre is on the north shore of Rutland Water Park at Whitwell and offers sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing or stand up paddle boarding, from beginner to expert we can offer you the perfect activity, course or day out for everyone.

Rocks by Rail: The Living Ironstone Museum

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

Rutland Cycling Bike Hire & Sales

Whitwell Leisure Park, ull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Rutland, LE15 8BL, United Kingdom

Nene Valley Railway

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

Normanton Church, Iconic Landmark & Wedding Venue

Normanton Car Park, South Shore, Rutland Wate, Edith Westo, Rutland, LE15 8HD, 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

Fineshade Wood

Fineshade Wood, Fineshade, Nr Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 3, United Kingdom

Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre

Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Egleto, Rutland, LE15 8BT, United Kingdom

Rutland Watersports

ull Brigg Lane, Whitwell, Rutland, LE15 8BL, United Kingdom