Rutland Water


Coronavirus Current Service Availability

At Rutland Water the following will apply:

  • Car parks open 
  • Toilets open 
  • Tracks open
  • Fishing open: Telephone bookings only
  • The Beach is closed: Re-opening 7 days a week from mid July
  • The Aquapark closed: Re-opening 29th May (see website for details)
  • Watersports centre open for hire & day launches
  • Mini golf open
  • Waterside Café open 7 days a week for takeaway food and drink
  • Four Foxes Cafes: open daily at Normanton, Whitwell & Sykes Lane (Barnsdale kiosk remains closed)
  • Visitor Centre open for retail
  • Rutland Water Nature Reserve open
  • Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre open
  • Lyndon Centre open
  • Rutland Cycling open
  • Harbour Bar open
  • Bugtopia the Zoo closed
  • Rutland Belle open
  • Due to the current Corona Virus outbreak we are not currently accepting requests for group visits to Rutland Water. We will review this regularly and update of any change.

There is nowhere better than Rutland Water Park to enjoy time in the great outdoors. Whether you are looking for some adrenalin-fuelled fun or a relaxing break from the daily hustle and bustle, we’ve got what you’re looking for.

Set around beautiful Rutland Water and covering 4,200 acres of open countryside, the park offers everything from walking and cycling to fishing and watersports. There is also our fantastic nature reserve, managed by the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust and home to the Rutland Osprey Project.

Expert or novice, everything you need to make the most of your visit is right here, including cycle hire and expert tuition on boat handling.

And of course, you will also find a choice of places to enjoy a cuppa or a bite to eat.

Explore the wide range of activities on offer…

Fishing, walking, cycling, water sports

Our water parks not only bring vital water resources for the region, but they also provide a fantastic day out for all the family.

Whether you're looking for an action-packed day on the water, a spot of fishing to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life, or simply want to enjoy a relaxing walk in beautiful surroundings, look no further than our fabulous water parks.