Visiting after Lockdown

If you’re planning a UK break after lockdown, Rutland provides a quality rural location with lots of open spaces, no busy cities and we’re full of fantastic small businesses going out of their way (and yours) to offer a safer way of doing things.

As things start to opening up again, information will be added here to notify you of which local businesses are welcoming visitors back… but there is nothing to stop you planning a rural retreat for your holiday after covid! Plan Now, Travel Later.

RUTLAND WATER is still CLOSEDtheir facebook page is the best place to find their up to date information.

You CAN now play golf again in Rutland! – as of 13.5.20 Government guidelines say you can now do ‘safe sport’ where you can adhere to social distancing, this includes golf, cycling, tennis, golf, fishing, canoeing, surfing and sailing (where facilities are open). This must be with members of your own household and/or up to ONE other person.

Rutland Water Golf Course is open to members and non-members, pre-booking is essential, click on the link on their name for more details. The clubhouse remains closed.

Greetham Valley Golf Course is now open to members and their guests. All other facilities remain closed.


Garden Centres; 

Rutland Water Garden Nursery is open, with strict guidelines in place.

Barnsdale Gardens Plants Nursery is open with new safety measures in place

Gates Garden Centre continues to offer online shopping, but remains closed to the public.

Welland Vale Garden Inspirations plan to open on Friday 15th May


Reconnect with family & friends with a weekend break in Rutland after lockdown

With a great central location, just 100 miles from both London and York, Rutland is easy to get to, making it ideal to gather family and friends from around England for a holiday after lockdown! With countryside walks, large gardens and the extensive and beautiful open spaces around Rutland Water, there are lots of options available.

Some socially distant activities could include fishing, birdwatching, cycling, walking. 


Rural accommodation for your UK break after lock-down

If you’re itching to get your caravan out, Rutland can offer you a choice of a small adult only campsite at Greendale Farm Park, or a family friendly site with play-area and indoor pool at Rutland Caravan & Camping.

Many Rutland self catering properties and glamping sites can offer a contact free holiday after lockdown – remember you can book food delivery from our fantastic local shops listed on our Shop Local Online page.

Find small and peaceful village pubs, country guesthouses and luxurious small hotels and restaurants offering exclusive use and separate private dining.

Things to do during your local UK break after lockdown

Enjoy a round of golf, some horse riding or try your hand at some watersports.