Enthusiasts can hire a canoe or rowing boat to paddle around a sheltered creek, or if you are feeling more energetic launch a sailing dinghy, or take a turn on the water fun park.
Rutland may be England’s smallest county, but there are many places of interest, things to do as a family or activities for a rainy-day in this historic county. Set at its heart is Rutland Water, an area of outstanding beauty, popular for cycling, fishing, bird-watching and watersports.
Bring your own, or hire your bikes locally to explore the many trails. The family trail at Rutland Water starts at eight miles, with the full circuit clocking up twenty-three miles.
The Internationally famous nature reserve, an area of Special Scientific Interest on the western shores, features twenty-seven bird hides and two visitor centres where you can observe the many waterfowl that reside within its sanctuary.
Rutland Water is renowned for its fly-fishing across the UK and Europe. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced hand, relax and unwind on the lakeside shores, or hire a small dinghy to explore the waterways.
With over forty chocolate-box style villages, explore the unique character and local charm of Rutland.