Rutland Water Nature Reserve (Anglian Water Bird Watching Centre), Oakham

(4.3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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  • The site is massive with approximately 26 miles of lake coastline. It is impossible to cover the site in a day and one must decide in advance which part one is to concentrate on. Water fowl are the mo...  more »
  • The trust staff and guides were v good. On March 31st we saw male osprey bathing several times after the female rejected his attentions! It was easy to spot, and the walks to the various hides were pl...  more »
  • This was our third visit to this absolutely marvellous reserve and I can't praise it highly enough. Our main reason for visiting this time was to see the beautiful breeding pair of ospreys, who have j...  more »
  • I attended Birdfair 2016 here which was excellent. However the reserve itself is first rate. Loads of hides and trails to get lost in and some excellent viewing opportunities. Decent facilities on-site as well.
  • Amazing work by many volunteer enthusiasts to make wildlife available to the public to enjoy. We are definitely coming back for birdwatching
  • Wonderful reserve. Lots of easy to access hides with great species to watch and beautiful views. Nice visitors centre.
  • Lovely informative place on a beautiful lake, lots of wildlife to sea including Osprey and their young. Also a good place to start your cycle trip around the lake from. They sell ice cream and hot drinks from a vending machine. To access the actual nature reserve is a little expensive
  • Beautiful scenic area easily reached car Wonderful walks