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Rutland Water, Oakham

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Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at Rutland Water, a 1,255 hectare (3,000 acre) manmade lake and reservoir. Walk or bike around the 40 km (25 mi) lakeside track--rental bikes are available at the Rutland Cycling shop. Rock climb or try the high ropes course at RockBlok adventure center. Hop on the Rutland Belle for a cruise around the reservoir. Sail, canoe, or windsurf at Rutland Watersports Center. Watch birds from one of several hides, or learn about the Rutland Osprey project at the Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Don't forget to visit Rutland Water's most iconic image, Normanton Church. Our Oakham trip itinerary maker app makes visiting Rutland Water and other Oakham attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Rutland Water offers something for everyone be it twitcher, dog walker, golfer, gardener, cyclist, gastronome or beach bum. I qualify under all these sections ! I just need to learn to sail to...  more »
  • When we were there the car parking charges were not in operation, although I was told they would be up and running the following week. The cafe was warm and provided us good views across the water...  more »
  • Beautiful place for a walk and relaxation. Will take the ferry ride next time I visit.
  • Great for whole family. Lots to do. Dogs can be off lead in certain parts where there are no sheep
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