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Rutland Water, Oakham

4.5
Must see · Dam · Water Body
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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  • Well the weather caught us out today it was meant to be overcast jeans trainers and jacket how wrong it was could have worn shorts, sandles and dip my toes in the water It was a lovely walk around...  more »
  • Well worth a try if you have 2-3 hours to spare. The water has a super wide and safe cycle/walk circuit of the lake and peninsula of around 23 miles with stunning views. The pathways cover varied...  more »
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  • 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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