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Summer Update!

Hello from Rutland Water and what finally seems to be Summer! The gardens are in full bloom now and the evenings are warm and long – perfect! Thankfully the cottages were built in the 1840’s and the thick stone walls do keep the cottages cool in the Summer months. It was lovely to see Edith […]

May Update

Hello from Rutland Water! It’s been a busy month at the cottage with the holiday season in full swing now with some glorious sunshine. As a result of recently refurbishing and opening Snowdrop Cottage to guests, we have some Spring and Summer availability. If you are considering a stay, please have a look at our […]

The Ospreys are back at Rutland Water!

We were delighted to hear that the Ospreys have started to return back to the area! Rutland was blanketed in snow last week but the unusually cool March temperatures haven’t stopped the Ospreys returning. We are all eagerly awaiting for the return of Maya – the breeding female at Rutland Water. Today we welcomed back […]

The Ospreys are back at Rutland Water!

International travel may not be possible for us at the moment but COVID restrictions don’t apply to wildlife! We were delighted to hear that the Ospreys have started to return back to the area and seem to have settled in well! Normally, at this time of the year, we love welcoming guests who visit Rutland […]

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, […]

Rutland Water Re-opens!

After months of being closed due to Covid-19, I am delighted to see that parts of Rutland Water will re-open again tomorrow (Tuesday 2nd June 2020). The following, however, will apply: The Beach will be closed The Aquapark will be closed Watersports will be limited (day launch only, no hires) Weddings are currently unavailable Mini golf […]

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, […]

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 […]

Wildlife Workshops at Rutland Water Nature Reserve

A few more of the popular ‘Wildlife Workshops’ have been organised by Rutland Water Nature Reserve Watch out for Water Voles – Sunday 28th July 2013, 10am – 4pm: Lloyd Park, Reserve Officer at Rutland Water Nature Reserve will introduce you to the hidden world of Water Voles. Consisting of an informal talk covering field […]

The Ospreys have returned! In the snow!

It’s been a busy week on Rutland Water. The Ospreys have started to return back to the area and seem to have settled well despite being greeted with snow for the latter half of the week! Hopefully Spring is just around the corner now and Osprey season can really start. There are many fantastic events […]