Oakham attractions

Oakham attractions

Rutland WaterOakham can be found in Rutland, England's smallest county, lying in the heart of the English Shires. Ruland Water is an artificial lake created in the 1970's and one of the largest in Europe; it is a popular venue for sailing, fishing and bird-watching. The towns of Oakham and Uppingham are handsome rural centres with elegant Georgian architecture.

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Attractions  Butterfly Farm & Aquatic Centre, Sykes Lane, North Shore, Rutland Water, Rutland, LE15 8PX. Tel: 01780 46051. 55,000 sq.ft. of walk-through jungle with free-flying butterflies and tropical birds. Ponds with koi carp and terrapins. New extension featuring tropical creepy-crawlies, iguanas and tarantulas. www.rutlandwaterbutterflyfarm.co.uk. About 5 miles east of Oakham.

Butterfly Farm & Aquatic Centre

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Attractions RUTLAND WATER NATURE RESERVE. Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre. TEL: 01572-770651. When the reservoir was constructed, various areas were set aside to cater for different types of leisure pursuits. Sailing, sailboarding, trout fishing, boats and the nature reserve. www.rutlandwater.org.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Oakham.

Rutland Water

Attractions Oakham Castle, Market Place, Oakham, Rutland. Tel: 01572 723654. Exceptionally fine Norman Great Hall of 12th century fortified manor house. Unique display of horseshoes presented by peers and royalty to the Lord of the Manor. Location: In the centre of Oakham.

Oakham Castle

Attractions THE RUTLAND BELLE - The embarkation point at The Harbour, Whitwell, offers vehicular and disabled access. Facilities have gentle ramps and handrails and there is no gap to breach. For those who are unable to manage three steps down inside the boat. www.rutlandwatercruises.com. Location: On the outskirts of Oakham.

Rutland Belle

Attractions Rutland Cycling, Whitwell Car Park, Whitwell Nr. Oakham, Rutland LE15 8BL. Tel: 01780 460705, 01780 460112, 01780 460115. Rutland Cycling opened its first branch in 1981 in the Whitwell car park at Rutland Water. Normanton Shop, Normanton Car Park, Nr Edith Weston, Rutland, LE15 8HD. Tel: 01780 720888.

Rutland Water cycling

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