The Best places to visit at Rutland Water
Enjoying Rutland Water And Its Surroundings
The East Midlands of England is one of the most scenic spots in the country. Fresh air and an abundance of natural beauty, combined with a wealth of activities that are suitable for the whole family makes it an ideal destination for those who want to escape the pressures of the big city. If you are planning a visit to this wonderful region and will be in the vicinity of Rutland Water here are some of the most popular attractions for you and the family to enjoy.
"Rutland Water AquaPark is the destination of choice..."
Aqua Park Rutland
By surface area it is the largest reservoir in England and as such is a much sought after water sports destination. However, the attractions of the area are by no means limited to those which centre on the water itself. However, for those who do want a day out enjoying some wet and wild fun at the Rutland Water AquaPark is the destination of choice for many. The Rutland Water AquaPark on the Northern shore of the reservoir boasts an inflatable obstacle course that provides fun for both young and old. The course, which has doubled in size since it was first launched boasts attractions such as climbing walls, balance bars, trampolines, rollers and much much more – all provided in a safe and secure environment.
Rutland Water Beach
For those who want to stick their toes in the sand and take a beach break Rutland Water Beach is the perfect way to enjoy a day out. The best way to enjoy Rutland Water Beach is to pack a picnic lunch and get the kids in the right frame of mind for sandcastle building. Enjoy the nearly 150 metres of sandy beach and the opportunity to swim and paddle to your heart’s content. Plentiful parking is available, but at peak times it may take a short 15-minute walk to get the beach as it gets very busy. Parents and caregivers will be happy to learn that there are more than adequate toilet facilities to ensure that the younger members of the family do not ruin the day with any little ‘mistakes’.
"Stick your toes in the sand and take a beach break"
"Cycling around Rutland Water is a delight."
Cycling around Rutland
For those who want to harness the power and freedom of two wheels cycling around Rutland Water is a delight. It is one of the most attractive waterside cycling experiences in the United Kingdom. Taking in the scenery and travelling at a sedate pace is really the way to enjoy Rutland Water and its shoreline. At the most sedate of paces, the 22-mile cycle will provide ample opportunity to explore the wonders of Rutland Water, in fact, the entire cycling excursion should take no longer than three hours. While cycling the route a visit to the tranquil market town of Oakham is highly recommended – a pub lunch might also be in order.
Rock Climbing in Rutland
For those who want to have an adrenaline filled day out and build strength while increasing fitness levels the opportunity to enjoy Rutland Water rock climbing should not be missed. The go-to destination for a rock climbing experience on Rutland Water is RockBlok. Catering for all skill levels from novice to professional the RockBlok experience is a great way for individuals and families to enjoy the fresh air of the East Midlands.
"An adrenaline filled day out"