Things to do

There’s lots to-do around Leicestershire / Rutland, here are a few ideas

Oakham Castle

Loads of great walks around Rutland & especially around Rutland water which offer breath-taking scenery click here for more information:

The Great Hall of Oakham Castle is the finest surviving example of Norman domestic architecture in Europe. It was built between 1180 and 1190. For more information click here:

Twin Lakes Theme Park
Burghley House

In Melton Mowbray we have our very own theme park which is perfect for children and adults alike, well worth a visit! for more information click here:

On the outskirts of Stamford is one of the most impressive Elizabethan houses in England, Burghley House – with eighteen treasure-filled state rooms boasting a world-renowned collection of tapestries, porcelain and paintings. for more information click here:

Belvoir Castle
Rutland Water

Belvoir Castle is a historic castle and stately home in Leicestershire, England, situated 10 km west of the town of Grantham and 16 km north-east of Melton Mowbray.
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Rutland Water is one of the best places to enjoy birds and wildlife in the UK. Search for rare spring migrants, admire fishing ospreys in the summer, enjoy the autumn wader passage and marvel at huge flocks of winter wildfowl.
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Boughton House
Uppingham Town

Boughton House as it stands today is largely the work of Ralph Montagu, later 1st Duke of Montagu, who inherited what was then a simpler Tudor building, in 1683. For more information visit

A wealth of history and a host of excellent shops can be found in Rutland’s smaller market town of Uppingham – the town’s weekly market is held on a Friday. For more information visit

Market Harborough

Market Harborough is a market town in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England, in the far southeast of the county, forming part of the border with Northamptonshire. For more information visit