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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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  • On our first day we walked to Normanton Church - which with the golden Autumn sun shining on it looked stunning. We'd missed the 11am, 2 minute, 11th November silence driving up to Rutland so we obser...  more »
  • Great bike ride around Rutland Water on the Oakham loop. Track s a little rough in place s and too many gates but all up a great ride. 
  • Loads of paths to walk round wasn't too busy even though the car park had quite a few cars in. Stopped on the way back to the car and had a coffee and Cornish pastor from the wooden hut was good pit s...  more »