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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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  • Rutland Water is beautiful, with stunning scenery and a wide variety of wildlife. With a variety of activities available there is something for everyone, whether your interest is watersports, a boat t...  more »
  • This place is gorgeous...rain or shine! We thoroughly enjoyed the peaceful walk along the paths at Rutland Water on several different days. An ice cream truck parked nearby and we treated the family t...  more »
  • The boat trip round the lake is enjoyable, informative and good value. The recorded commentary tells you a lot about the lake. Crew every helpful and friendly.  more »

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