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  • Normanton Leisure Area at Rutland Water

    The NORMANTON leisure area is on the South Shore of Rutland Water, and is where you’ll find the half-drowned Normanton Church; the Giant cycle store with both bike hire and sales and the main Angling or Fishing base. There’s a large car park and easy access to expansive grass areas that slope gently down to the water. There are WCs at Normanton, and for eating/drinking, there’s the Crazy Fox take-away/outdoor cafe or L’Oliveto Restaurant which... Continue reading

  • Rutland Water A to Z

    There is so much to do at Rutland Water, and so many sources of information, I have tried to bring them all together in an easy-to-scroll-through A-Z. If I have missed anything , or got something wrong, please contact me so I can correct. ANGLING: Rutland Water offers both trout and coarse fishing, with a variety of permits available. Small boats for angling can be hired from the Fishing Lodge in the Normanton Car Park.... Continue reading

  • Rutland Water as a Leisure Park

    There is such a lot to do on, in and around Rutland Water. It’s the county’s outdoor playground not just for locals but for sailors, anglers, cyclists and lovers of the great outdoors from all over the East Midlands. And if you’re on a weekend break or longer holiday in the county, Rutland Water has to be top of your list. Officially, Rutland Water covers an area of 10.86 square kilometres (4.19 square miles for... Continue reading