Useful Info

Browse our useful list of where to get more local information for things to do in and around Rutland

Rutland Water Visitor Centre

Based at Rutland Water, the visitor centre provides all sorts of useful and interesting local information including, maps, ideas for local walks, cycle routes, souvenirs and gifts. Rutland Water activity permits and parking permits are also available. Also onsite is a childrens play area, mini-golf, dog walking area and summer beach;
Rutland Water Visitor Centre, Sykes Lane, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8PX
Email: [email protected] Telephone: 01780 686800

Stamford Tourist Information Centre

In the heart of the charming town of Stamford, call into the Tourist Information Centre for accommodation bookings, local information and souvenirs.
St Mary’s Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2DL
Email: [email protected] Telephone: 01780 755611

Information Points

Oakham and Uppingham both have an information centre points where you can pick up leaflets and advice about Rutland accommodation, events and local attractions.

Rutland County Museum & Visitor Centre, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW

Uppingham Sports & Books, 9 High Street East, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9PY

Barnsdale Gardens hold a large range of visitor information in their gift shop, which is accessible without having to buy admission for the gardens: The Avenue, Exton, Rutland, LE15 8AH

Greetham Valley Hotel, 5 minutes from the A1, also stock an array of useful information: Wood Lane, Greetham, Rutland, LE15 7SN


Our Village Stores Are Fabulous Information Points

Many of our lovely villages have a useful local shop for all your essentials and treats! They warmly welcome visitors and provide a host of useful information during your stay. From finding a good place to eat to recommending wet weather ideas, if you need local knowledge whilst holidaying in Rutland, be sure to pay them a visit;

The Market Store, Market Overton, 01572 767948. Main Street, Market Overton, Rutland, LE15 7PL

Barbara’s Store, Empingham, 01780 460348. 15 Church Street, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8PN

Edith Weston Village Store, 01780 722164. off Church Lane, Edith Weston, Rutland, LE15 8EY

Barrowden Village Shop, Wakerley Road, Barrowden, Rutland, LE15 8EP

Greetham Village Shop, Main Street, Greetham, Rutland, LE15 7NL

For Service Personnel and their families in Cottesmore and North Luffenham, here is a useful link to local community information and facilities from the Hive.


Electric Car Charging Points

Rutland was one of the leading destinations providing electric car charging points throughout the county since 2011. Here is a list of EV charging points in Rutland;

Church Street Car Park, LE15 6AA | 2 x 7kW 32A | Type 2 Mennekes | POLAR

The Falcon Hotel, LE15 9PY | 1 x 3kW 13A 3-square pin & 1 x 7kW 32A Type 2 Mennekes | POLAR
Mercers Yard Car Park, North Street East, LE15 9QL | 2 x 7kW 32A | Type 2 Mennekes | POLAR

Local Businesses:
Hambleton Hall, LE15 8TH | 1 x 22kW 32A Tesla Type 2 | Tesla Destination
Barnsdale Lodge, LE15 8AH | 1 x 3kW 13A 3-square pin & 1 x 7kW 32A Type 2 Mennekes | POLAR
Greetham Valley, near the A1, LE15 7SN | 1 x 3kW 13A 3-square pin & 1 x 7kW 32A Type 2 Mennekes | POLAR


Travelling Around Rutland by Bus

There are many bus routes to enjoy getting around Rutland. View Rutland bus timetables here.

For further travel information contact Traveline: 0871 200 2233 (12 pence per minute)