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Things to do and places to see Rutland Water area.

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Places to visit and what to do in Rutland..

GO ON A MINI CRUISE!
Take a boat trip across Rutland Water.
www.rutlandwatercruises.com

A PEACEFUL WALK THOUGH INSPIRING GARDENS
Beautiful gardens inspired by the late Jeff Hamilton
www.barnsdalegardens.co.uk

GO THEMEPARK CRAZY!!
www.twinlakespark.co.uk
[Editors note: My family stayed at Manor View and I took my children to Twin Lakes, it's cheap to get into and everything inside is free! They didn't want to leave!.. in all, a great day out!]

ENJOY A VISIT TO A STATELY HOUSE!
A fantastic Elizabethan house, where history can come alive in a single trip. Whether it is to enjoy a guided tour, take a dog for a walk in the park, take the children to paddle, see the teddy bearís picnic in the gardens of surprise or take time over lunch in the Orangery. www.burghley.co.uk

EXPLORE A CASTLE!
A castle commissioned by William the Conquerer
www.rockinghamcastle.com

GO RACING!
At Rockingham Race Circuit. Watch the action or take part in the many track day events, including the famous Superbike School!
www.rockingham.co.uk

GO SAILING!
With Rutland Sailing Club. Boat hire and training is available all year round subject to availability and conditions.
www.rutlandsc.co.uk

GO TWITCHING!
When in Rutland, there is always good birdwatching, with passage waders and terns, large numbers of winter wildfowl, and wide variety of breeding birds. An Osprey introduction scheme is taking place here. www.birdsofbritain.co.uk

NEED MORE HISTORY?
Find some of the many ancient and interesting buildings and sights in Rutland
www.english-heritage.org.uk