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Santa via speedboat!

We (2 adultsa 7 yr old and 5 yr old) visited Santa at Rutland water today. The speedboat ride was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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half sunken chapel, Beatiful place

A place of special memories, first date and a family wedding held in the church. Can be a bit windy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Helen M
Peterborough, 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 2 days ago 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
Thank Lou17
Reviewed 2 days ago

A place of special memories, first date and a family wedding held in the church. Can be a bit windy depending on the day but quite a unique place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a weekend here. Absolutely stunning views, plenty of view points to go to, great for walking around the lakes and reservoir. Very tranquil and relaxing

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank L4INEY
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful site to see. I had great fun with my family and friends, everyone seemed to enjoy it. the best part is the view though because you look around and see gorgeous sites. I got some amazing photos here!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank emsmac1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rutland Water is a beautiful place to visit and for the young at heart there are so many activities to join in. For us though, a leisurely cruise around the lake was activity enough but it is a perfect place for walking,cycling, water sports etc.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank R0bbie78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even in the cold of Winter, Rutland Lake is a beautiful place to visit and explore. We would highly recommend hiring the bikes for the day. We will definitely be going back xx

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paula L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice place to walk, cycle or just be outside in the nature. I am glad I have had an opportunity to live around this beautiful area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Szabina T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sykes lane car park was extensive, with small cafe hut, toilet block and enclosed dog walking area should you require. It’s a Great place to visit, ideal for walking or cycling on well made path with lots of signing. Car parking is to be paid...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mad-on-Maldives
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've recently been on a guided walk around part of the reservoir....the highlight was when the guide suddenly stopped and pointed out a pile of poo...! This was otter poo....there are now three otters living in the area...we were also shown video of two of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank pauldG9053WZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be one of the best places in the UK for an outdoors day out. Fantastic views, a path all the way around the reservoir for cycling, running, or walking. Various options for water based activities including Dingy's, Windsurfers, Kayaks, and SUP's. Bike...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rutlandbouy
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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