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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. Before you head to Oakham, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Oakham vacation generator, to make sure you see all that Oakham has to offer, including Rutland Water.
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  • depends what you want to do. There are different entrances which have different target audience. Whitewell for water sports, boating and cycle hire, empingham for kids with bug zoo, mini golf and a lo...  more »
  • I am quite happy to pay for parking at such a superb facility - I just don't want to buy the car park! Great walks and a cycle trail that circuits the lake are all excellent facilities. To make the mo...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery, fresh air and wonderful lakeside views. An interesting little museum in the old chapel.  more »