Category: Rutland Water

Rutland Water Nature Reserve Re-Opens

After months of being closed due to Covid-19, I am delighted to see that more parts of Rutland Water Park are now re-opening. It was announced today that Rutland Water Nature Reserve will re-open tomorrow (Monday 22nd June 2020). The following, however, still applies: The Beach is closed The Aquapark remains closed Watersports remains limited (day launch only, […]

British Bird Fair 2019 is about to begin!

Rutland has become a hive of activity as the final preparations are made for the Birdwatching Fair which starts at Rutland Water Nature Reserve on Friday and runs until Sunday 18th August 2019. All the details on the Bird Fair can be found on their website http://www.birdfair.org.uk.  There are celebrity lectures and cruises on Rutland Water […]

The Osprey have returned to Rutland Water!

It’s been a busy day on Rutland Water. The Ospreys have started to return back to the area and seem to have settled well! Great news! Maya arrived back on the nest at 10.39 this morning (14th March), 2 days later than in 2018. She battled wind speeds of up to 50mph to reach Manton Bay, […]

Rutland Water Beach

As the weather heats up and it’s looking like a mini heatwave next week, relaxing by Rutland Water is the perfect way to relax. Located on the North shore of Rutland Water at Sykes Lane (LE15 8QL) is Rutland Water beach which has 140 meters of sand and plenty of water to paddle and swim […]

National Watersports Festival

It’s the 12th National Watersports Festival at Rutland Water this weekend! The Event which takes place over 3 days has so many watersports activities including taster sessions in sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, diving and stand up paddle boarding, windsurf and stand up paddle boarding, live music and a pro clinic covering everything from freestyle techniques to […]

Rutland Water Aqua Park is now open!

The Aqua Park at Rutland Water is now open! The Aqua Park opened on 26th May 2018 and will be open throughout the summer until 23rd September 2018. It is open 7 days a week throughout July and August (weekends only in June & September). The Aqua Park is located on the North Shore of Rutland Water at Whitwell. […]

Lodge at Barnsdale Hotel (sleeps 4) available to rent

We have been given the opportunity to share this rental at Barnsdale Hotel which is available from Saturday 10th June 2017  to Saturday 17th June 2017. The rental of the lodge, which overlooks Rutland Water,  gives you full use of the resorts facilities throughout your stay (excluding spa treatments and hairdressing). Barnsdale Hotel is set […]

Sir David opens new centre at Rutland Water

Rutland Water was proud to welcome Sir David Attenborough today. Sir David said there was ‘something special about the people of Rutland’ as he cut the ribbon to open the new £1.1 million volunteer centre. Here is the article explaining more about the special day from Rutland Water Nature Reserve: Our new Volunteer Training Centre […]

Rutland Water beach to open early!

Rutland Water have opened their beach and swimming areas early this year as the summer heatwave hits the UK. According to the Rutland and Stamford Mercury: The swimming area will be open seven days a week for the rest of the summer with trained lifeguards on duty. It’s the second year for the attraction which proved a […]

Live Like Henry VIII

I saw this article in the March edition of the Stamford and Rutland Edition of the Active magazine which I though would nice to share: There are lots of places around and near Rutland where you can experience the life and pastimes of the Tudors See how the Tudors lived The remarkable Burghley House was […]