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

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
Rutland Water Nature Reserve (Anglian Water Bird Watching Centre) is located in Oakham. Add Rutland Water Nature Reserve (Anglian Water Bird Watching Centre) to your Oakham travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Oakham itinerary builder.
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  • the birdwatching is not good. hides a long way from the water, really need a telescope or tripod and big binocs. don't understand why you have to return to the car to put ticket in window when you cou...  read more »
  • This place is famous for nesting Osprey and water fowl. Unfortunately the Osprey has flown but it was still worth a visit the birds were amazing. If you like photography then you will love this place. 
  • Helpful staff. Plenty of hides to choose from for birdwatching but lots of walking involved. Coffee machine interesting! 
  • 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
  • Expensive, despite being managed by local Wildlife Trust, a £6ish entrance fee is required from WT members. Ospreys were worth a good part of this.
  • It's very nice to come here with family excellent place
  • I like my fly fishing and Rutland is great venue.
  • great walk, lots of bird hides. in a 3h time frame we saw Greylag goose • Canada goose • Pochard • Mallard • Tufted duck • Great crested grebe • House martin cormerant • Swallow • Blackbird • Wood pigeon • Jackdaw • Pied wagtail • Grey wagtail • Lapwing • Great tit • Blue tit • Greenfinch • Chaffinch • Gold finch • Osprey!!! • Buzzard • Wren • Great spotted woodpecker • Shell duck • Common tern • Black headed gull • Mute swan • Herring gull • Shoveler • Grey heron • Warbler marsh/reed? • Reed bunting • Carrion crow • Coot • Moorhen • Mistle thrush and ringed plover
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