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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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  • The bird reserve part of Rutland Water is run by Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust. Our reception by the staff at the Egleton Centre could have been more welcoming, but the people at the Lyndo...  more »
  • Went on a lovely sunny day to cycle round - started off by the water but soon ended up on roads/ trails away from there which was disappointing. The walkers didn't,t want to give way to bikers - child...  more »
  • Went recently on the weekend with unseasonably great sun, fantastic to walk around and enjoy the stunning views. It was slightly irritating on the northern side to keep looking out for the deluge of c...  more »