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had a wonderful time staying in our touring caravan. So much to see and do, cycling and walking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marian W
Moreton in marsh
Great for a day out

If you enjoy walking, cycling, watersports etc. Rutland Water offers the oportunity for them all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Rutland Water Park is a premier country water park based in the East Midlands. We offer fishing, walking, cycling, watersports, weddings, beaches, concerts, sports events, relaxing and picnics.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Oakham, England
+44 1780 686800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

had a wonderful time staying in our touring caravan. So much to see and do, cycling and walking. its a really beautiful area. The scenery is amazing and plenty of choices of places to eat,

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marian W
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you enjoy walking, cycling, watersports etc. Rutland Water offers the oportunity for them all. Great in summer for picnics, well maintained and family orientated. Certainly worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dorothy270
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent for walking with lovely views. We parked at Sykes road and the playground there was so good, we had a job to get the children's off it. A bribe at the Foxey cafe worked. So small inside however, there is no room sit sit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fiftytripper
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely stroll around this lake, plenty of stops off's for drinkies & eats the cheese and onion tostie's at the hut next to the church, are to die for with a fine brew . Next time we vist will take our cycles

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did a 10 mile walk from the Sykes lane part of the estate. Great visitor centre very helpful staff, lovely place to walk round very clearly signposted with drink stops on the way. Well maintained and easy to navigate.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great walking with dogs. Watch for cyclists great view plenty of drink outlets available good parking

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tina620923
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rutland Water has it all for many, Cycling, Wild Life, Restaurants and Pubs all situated around the Lake, Empingham now has a Bug World Centre and a Beach for the public to enjoy. The Bird Centre is situated in the tiny village of Egleton, with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MartinEQA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good paths with a changing scenery around each corner, and plenty of Cafes. Mind the bike riders. Probably good for sporty types, but certainly a good challenge for walkers. The church is very interesting. Made me want to google it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Don H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been hear once before for the parkrun and wanted to return to run the circular trail. The trail is clearly signposted throughout as Rutland water circular bike trail. The route is a mixture of paved path, tracks and some pavements next to road. Surprisingly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lwenlock
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We (2 adultsa 7 yr old and 5 yr old) visited Santa at Rutland water today. The speedboat ride was great - something different, the elves were all enthusiastic and whilst the setting (cafe) might not have been Lapland the Father Christmas we met was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Linda W
7 October 2018|
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Response from X1028BWelizabeths | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda I suggest you check with the Rutland water website or the individual cafes. Hope this helps Liz
Rosie E
3 September 2018|
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Response from SueTimmis | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so. Iam sure we saw a dog going on