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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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  • If game or predator fishing is your thing Rutland water ticks all the boxes. The staff there are very helpful, you can fish from the shore or take out a boat. The boats are a good size and very well l...  more »
  • Such a big lovely place with so many things to do from biking around to go on a boat. Good spot for taking photos, as I am a photography student, lovely to walk, have a barbecue or just chill by the w...  more »
  • I live close to Rutland Water. It is beautiful. It would be a delightful place to take my dog for a run around. But Anglian Water - who owns the reservoir - has set aside only 2 small areas where dogs...  more »