In and around Rutland, we have a fantastic variety of parks and gardens…
We have selected a few below that are really worth visiting…
🏞️Uppingham – The park in Uppingham has a new toddler play area that has recently opened! Check out this new green space with the little ones.
🍃Oakham’s Cutts Close Park (next to Oakham Castle which is free) has something for all ages, plus a skate park and many cafes just a hop away in the town
🍃 Rutland Water Sykes Lane has an amazing play park, with the added bonus of Rutland Water and the visitor centre with mini golf and cafe, so why not grab a lake view walk and head to the park afterwards. Rutland Water’s Whitwell site also has an outdoor gym area which the kids love!
🌻Barnsdale Gardens – There’s a variety of beautiful flowers for every season – so have a look at their seasonal displays
🌳Fineshade Wood just off the A47 at Duddington – A family took a walk through the deep, dark, wood. Fineshade has many walking and cycling routes for all ages and abilities.
🍃 Market Overton country park has a fantastic accessible play area with zip line, Rutland Garden Village provides a large wooden structure play area on hard standing in the centre of a courtyard of shops, plus you can find lovely village parks in Greetham and Lyddington.
🌲Wakerley Woods – For an enchanting family walk where you will see homemade dens, plenty of wildlife and really tall trees!