Rutland Water Nature Reserves
One of the most important wildfowl sanctuaries in Great Britain, home to a successful Osprey project and two visitor centres.
Open daily throughout the year from 9am to 5pm. (4pm November – February). Closed all day Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Other things to do nearby
Belvoir is a fascinating castle just waiting to be discovered. Don't miss the majesty of the State Dining Room and the magical Duchess's Gardens.
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore this beautiful part of the country.
Visit Rutland Water, hire a bike if you haven't brought your own, and cycle the waterside tracks with splendid views of the reservoir and Hambleton Peninsula
Visit Rutland Water, great for boaters, sailors and water skiers. Take time to admire the beautiful scenery and keep an eye out for the resident bird life.
A unique glimpse into the way great houses have been furnished and inhabited from Queen Elizabeth I to the present day. Wander around the house on a freeflow self guided tour, or the one 3pm gui